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(pronounced "ko-as" with two syllables)
Formed in 1803
Coos County was separated from the northern part of Grafton County, New Hampshire and organized at Berlin December 24, 1803, although the county seat was later moved to Lancaster, with an additional shire town at Colebrook. The name Coos derives from the Algonquian Indian term meaning crooked, the Indian name of the Connecticut River, which rises in the northernmost end of the county
Main Street Bridge Spanning Israels River
Lancaster, Coos County, NH
Cities, Towns and Populated Areas
Berlin * Colebrook * Gorham * Groveton * Lancaster * West Stewartstown * Whitefield
Other Populated Areas:
Appalachia * Baileys * Beatties * Bowman * Bretton Woods * Bungy * Carroll * Cascade * Columbia * Cones * Coos Junction * Copperville * Crystal * Cushman * Dalton * Dixville Notch * Dummer * Errol * Fabyan * Georges * Glen House * Grange * Happy Corner * Hazens * Highlands * Idlewilde * Jefferson * Jefferson Highland * Kidderville * Lost Nation * Mapleton * Marshfield Station * Masons * Meriden Hill * Milan * North Stratford * Northumberland * Paris * Percy * Pittsburg * Quebec Junction * Randolph * Randolph Hill * Rim Junction * Riverton * Scates Corner * Scott * Shelburne * South Lancaster * Stark * Starr King * Stewartstown * Stewartstown Hollow * Stratford * The Glen * The Hand * Tinkerville * Twin Mountain * Upper Kidderville * Upper Village * Waumbeck Junction * Wentworth Location * West Milan *
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