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Pinkham's Grant, New Hampshire
A small portion of the Mount Washington Auto Road passes through Pinkham's Grant.
A small portion of the Mount Washington Auto Road passes through Pinkham's Grant.
Location in Coös County, New Hampshire
Country United States
State New Hampshire
County Coös
Area
 • Total 3.80 sq mi (9.84 km2)
 • Land 3.79 sq mi (9.82 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)  0.16%
Elevation
2,021 ft (616 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 0
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (Eastern)
Area code(s) 603
FIPS code 33-007-61620
GNIS feature ID 872509

Pinkham's Grant is a township in Coös County, New Hampshire, United States. The grant lies entirely within the White Mountain National Forest. As of the 2020 United States census, the population of the grant was zero.

In New Hampshire, locations, grants, townships (which are different from towns), and purchases are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part of any town and have limited self-government (if any, as many are uninhabited).

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the grant has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all of it land. The highest point in the grant is 3,050 feet (930 m) above sea level along Wildcat Ridge on the grant's eastern boundary. The grant occupies the center of Pinkham Notch, a major pass in the White Mountains.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 8
1900 4 −50.0%
1930 9
1940 10 11.1%
1950 17 70.0%
1960 15 −11.8%
1970 16 6.7%
1980 30 87.5%
1990 11 −63.3%
2000 0 −100.0%
2010 9
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2020 census, there were no people living in the grant.

Recreation

The base of Wildcat Mountain Ski Area is located in Pinkham's Grant. A short stretch of the Mount Washington Auto Road also passes through the township.

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