Strafford County Courthouse
|US state :||New Hampshire|
|Administrative headquarters :||Dover|
|Foundation :||29 April 1769|
|Residents :||123,143 (2010)|
|Population density :||128.9 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||994 km²|
|Water surface :||39 km²|
|Website : www.co.strafford.nh.us|
Strafford County is a county in the state of New Hampshire in the United States . 123,143 people live here. The county seat is Dover .
In 1789, Strafford County was one of five original New Hampshire counties. It was named after William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford . The Belknap County was carved out of Strafford County. 1840
One place in the county has the status of a National Historic Landmark , the John Sullivan House . 40 buildings and sites in the county are registered in the National Register of Historic Places (as of February 15, 2018).
The county covers an area of 994 square kilometers; 39 square kilometers (3.6 percent) of this is water.
- Neighbor counties
- Carroll County, New Hampshire , north
- York County, Maine , east
- Rockingham County, New Hampshire , south
- Merrimack County, New Hampshire, west
- Belknap County, New Hampshire , Northwest
cities and communes
[inhabitants / km²]
|Dover ( County Seat )||City||29,987||75.2||69.2||433.3||1623|
Commons : Strafford County - collection of pictures, videos, and audio files
- ^ Strafford County in the United States Geological Survey's Geographic Names Information System . Retrieved February 13, 2015
- ↑ Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: New Hampshire . National Park Service , accessed February 15, 2018.
- ↑ Search mask database in the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed February 15, 2018.
- ^ Population prior to 1790 by local census ( from the New Hampshire state website ), 1790-2010 by US census results
Coordinates: 43 ° 17 ′ N , 71 ° 2 ′ W