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Holderness, New Hampshire 03245

Holderness, NH Vacation Cottages, Lodging, Real Estate & History

Holderness NHLakes region community Holderness NHHolderness, New Hampshire was named in 1751 for Robert Darcy, fourth Earl of Holderness, ambassador to Venice and minister at The Hague under King George III. He opposed the king’s policy toward the colonies and became a close friend of Governor Wentworth in efforts to promote friendly trade relations abroad. In 1761, the land was regranted to a group of New England families, including Samuel Livermore, who wanted to create a pretentious estate similar to that of the English countryside.


Cottage Place on Squam Lake, 1132 US Rt. 3, Scenic View Road, Holderness, NH 03245 | 603-968-7116
The Cottage Place on Squam Lake specializes in cottage living by offering 8 pet friendly cottages of various shapes and sizes as well as 8 motel suites. Over 140 feet of Squam Lake frontage with a carefully landscaped sandy beach. Open year round, most cottages have fireplaces.
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Holderness, New Hampshire is situated on US Route 3 between Squam Lake and Little Squam Lake. The New Hampshire Science Center (formerly Squam Lakes Science Center) is located here. Holderness is also the name of a small private High School that is located in the area. The Holderness School is a private, co-educational boarding school located on Chapel Lane in nearby Plymouth, NH. Holderness was the location of the 1981 filming of the popular movie “On Golden Pond” with Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, and Katharine Hepburn. The Hollywood movie crews are gone, but the loons can still be heard on Squam Lake – in this beautiful region of New Hampshire.

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Incorporated: 1761
County: Grafton
Holderness, NH Population:
2010: 2,108

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.4352
Longitude: -71.3518

Holderness, NH Local Information
Holderness Police Dispatch: 911

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