The north country town of Dixville, New Hampshire was granted by the legislature to Timothy Dix Jr. in 1805 and contained about 29,340 acres, and the price was $4,500. It was not organized for voting purposes until 1960.
Known as the first place in the nation from which vote totals are reported during presidential elections; voters cast their ballots at midnight. Read our article, Dixville Notch: Where America Votes First.
Dixville offers some phenomenal hiking in Dixville Notch State Park, which spans 127 acres. Within the park is a scenic gorge and waterfalls on two mountain brooks. Hiking trails lead to Table Rock and nearby mountains. The park is also a great spot for picnicking.
Also located in Dixville is the Balsams Grand Resort, which includes the Balsams Wilderness Ski Area, considered one of the premiere destinations in northern New Hampshire.