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Winchester, New Hampshire

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Winchester is a town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States The population was 4,341 at the 2010 census1 The primary settlement in the town, where 1,733 people resided at the 2010 census,1 is defined by the US Census Bureau as the Winchester census-designated place CDP The town also includes the village of Ashuelot and part of Pisgah State Park

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
  • 3 Demographics
    • 31 Town center
  • 4 Culture
  • 5 Sites of interest
  • 6 Notable people
  • 7 References
  • 8 External links

Historyedit

Postcard of town, 1909

Originally named Arlington in honor of Charles Fitzroy, Earl of Arlington, this town was one of those established in 1733 by Colonial Governor Jonathan Belcher as protection for the Massachusetts border at the Connecticut River After becoming a part of New Hampshire province in 1741, the town was granted to Colonel Josiah Willard, commander of Fort Dummer In 1753, it was incorporated by Governor Benning Wentworth as Winchester, for Charles Paulet, 3rd Duke of Bolton, 8th Marquess of Winchester, and constable of the Tower of London2

Pioneers who came to the town as early as 1732 were attacked many times by Indians Several settlers were taken captive, and the town was burned in 17452 Its church, founded in 1736, is the oldest religious body in Cheshire County The town has two covered bridges

The Winchester Profession, an influential statement of the principles of Universalism, was adopted at a Universalist congress in Winchester in 18033

Although it has been an agricultural town, many small industries have been established in Winchester In the 1830s, Graves & Company was among the nation's first manufacturers of musical instruments The coming of the Ashuelot Railroad in 1850 fostered the growth of textile mills and wooden-ware factories, especially box manufacture and leather tanning4

Geographyedit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 555 square miles 144 km2, of which 549 square miles 142 km2 is land and 06 square miles 16 km2 is water, comprising 106% of the town Winchester is drained by the Ashuelot River and Roaring Brook Pisgah Reservoir and Kilburn Pond are in the northwest The highest point in Winchester is 1,424-foot 434 m Franklin Mountain, near the town's northeast corner

The town center, defined as a census-designated place CDP, covers an area of 30 square miles 78 km2, about 54% of the area of the town

Winchester is served by state routes 10, 78 and 119

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1790 1,209
1800 1,413 169%
1810 1,478 46%
1820 1,849 251%
1830 2,051 109%
1840 2,065 07%
1850 3,296 596%
1860 2,225 −325%
1870 2,097 −58%
1880 2,444 165%
1890 2,584 57%
1900 2,274 −120%
1910 2,282 04%
1920 2,267 −07%
1930 2,183 −37%
1940 2,275 42%
1950 2,388 50%
1960 2,411 10%
1970 2,869 190%
1980 3,465 208%
1990 4,038 165%
2000 4,144 26%
2010 4,341 48%
Est 2015 4,213 −29%
US Decennial Census6

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,144 people, 1,557 households, and 1,094 families residing in the town The population density was 754 people per square mile 291/km² There were 1,741 housing units at an average density of 122 persons/km² 317 persons/sq mi The racial makeup of the town was 9737% White, 031% African American, 056% Native American, 031% Asian, 000% Pacific Islander, 022% from other races, and 123% from two or more races 082% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race

There were 1,557 households out of which 335% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 529% were married couples living together, 119% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 297% were non-families 233% of all households were made up of individuals and 103% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 261 and the average family size was 303

In the town, the population was spread out with 255% under the age of 18, 76% from 18 to 24, 292% from 25 to 44, 235% from 45 to 64, and 142% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 37 years For every 100 females there were 968 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 954 males

The median income for a household in the town was $37,364, and the median income for a family was $43,393 Males had a median income of $30,399 versus $20,682 for females The per capita income for the town was $16,012 120% of the population and 100% of families were below the poverty line Out of the total people living in poverty, 176% are under the age of 18 and 58% are 65 or older

Town centeredit

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,832 people, 690 households, and 467 families residing in the CDP census-designated place at the town center The population density was 6157 people per square mile 2374/km² There were 727 housing units at an average density of 942 persons/km² 2443 persons/sq mi The racial makeup of the town was 9694% White, 049% African American, 066% Native American, 038% Asian, 022% from other races, and 131% from two or more races 120% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race

There were 690 households out of which 362% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 474% were married couples living together, 151% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 323% were non-families 261% of all households were made up of individuals and 130% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 263 and the average family size was 312

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 288% under the age of 18, 90% from 18 to 24, 299% from 25 to 44, 202% from 45 to 64, and 122% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 34 years For every 100 females there were 949 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 933 males

The median income for a household is $31,281, and the median income for a family was $39,828 Males had a median income of $29,909 versus $19,976 for females The per capita income for the town was $13,646 178% of the population and 173% of families were below the poverty line Out of the total people living in poverty, 251% are under the age of 18 and 95% are 65 or older

Cultureedit

Since 1998, Winchester has held its annual Pickle Festival each September on its Main Streetcitation needed

Sites of interestedit

  • Ashuelot Covered Bridge
  • Conant Library Museum
  • Sheridan House 1870, the Winchester Historical Society Museum
  • Monadnock Speedway

Notable peopleedit

  • Persis Foster Eames Albee, very first "Avon Lady"
  • Henry Ashley, US congressman
  • Michael Dubruiel, religious authorcitation needed
  • Louis B Goodall, industrialist, banker and US congressman
  • Marshall Jewell, 25th US Postmaster General; 44th and 46th governor of Connecticut
  • Addison Pratt, missionary
  • Leonard Wood, US Army chief of staff

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures Retrieved March 23, 2011
  2. ^ a b Coolidge, Austin J; John B Mansfield 1859 A History and Description of New England Boston, Massachusetts pp 699–700 
  3. ^ "Winchester Profession" Unitarian Universalist History and Heritage Society Retrieved October 11, 2011 
  4. ^ History of Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" Retrieved July 2, 2016 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing" Censusgov Retrieved June 4, 2016 

External linksedit

  • Town website
  • Conant Public Library
  • New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau Profile
  • Pisgah State Park
  • Winchester Trailriders Snowmobile Club
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