New Hampshire GazetteersEdit This Page
From FamilySearch Wiki
A gazetteer is a list and description of places such as villages, towns, and cities. It may also mention neighborhoods, cemeteries, sizes of populations, rivers, mountains, and other geographical features. It can be used to locate the places where your family lived. Only the names of places that existed at the time the gazetteer was published are included. The following gazetteers are available for New Hampshire:
Clements, John. New Hampshire Facts. Dallas, Texas: Clements Research, 1987. This is a comprehensive look at New Hampshire today, county by county.
Farmer, John, and Jacob B. Moore. A Gazetteer of the State of New Hampshire. Concord, New Hampshire: Jacob B. Moore, 1823. (Family History Library film 823666 item 2.) This source includes an accurate map of the state in 1823 and some engravings.
Fogg, Alonzo J. The Statistics and Gazetteer of New Hampshire. 1874. Reprint, Tucson, Arizona: W.C. Cox, 1972. (FHL film 1000197 item 2; compact disc no. 99.) This gazetteer contains descriptions of all the counties, towns and villages; boundaries and area of the state; and its natural resources.
Hayward, John. A Gazetteer of New Hampshire.Boston, Massachusetts.: John P. Jewett, 1849. (Family History Library film 823666; fiche 6019968.) This gazetteer contains descriptions of all the counties, towns, and districts in the state plus principal mountains, rivers, harbors, and islands. It includes statistical accounts of its agriculture, commerce, and manufacturers.
Other gazetteers can be found in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
NEW HAMPSHIRE- GAZETTEERS
New to the Research Wiki?
In the FamilySearch Research Wiki, you can learn how to do genealogical research or share your knowledge with others.Learn More