Towns – Alstead

Alstead, New Hampshire 03602

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Alstead, NHMonadnock region NH community Alstead NHAlstead began in 1735 as one in a line of nine forts intended to protect southwestern New Hampshire from Indian attacks. The town was named for Johann Henrich Alsted, who compiled an early encyclopedia that was popular at Harvard College. Alstead is the location of New Hampshire’s first paper mill, established in 1793.

Greater Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce
Great Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce, 17 Depot St., Bellows Falls, VT 05101 | 802-463-4280
The Greater Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce can help you with information on the Vermont Towns of Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Athens, Grafton, Putney, Saxton's RIver, and Westminster, along with the New Hampshire towns of Alstead, Charlestown, Walpole and North Walpole. Please visit this wonderful area of the Connecticut Valley for your next getaway.
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Alstead was one of the towns that wavered in its allegiance after the Revolutionary War. It decided to join Vermont in April 1781, but returned to NH authority early the next year.

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Incorporated: 1763
County: Cheshire
Alstead, NH Population:
2010: 1,937

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.0856
Longitude: -72.2138

Alstead, NH Local Information
Alstead Police Dispatch: 911

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