Cheshire County

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Cheshire County, New Hampshire

12 Court St
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: (603) 352-6902

In southwestern corner of NH, west of Manchester;original county, organized Apr 29, 1769. Name Origin: For Cheshire county in England, site of one of the estates of the Wentworths; named by NH Gov. John Wentworth (1737-1820) on its establishment

Area (sq mi):: 729.15 (land 707.40; water 21.75) Population per square mile: 109.30
Population 2005: 77,287 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 5.30% Population 2000: 73,825 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $20,685; median household $42,382; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,214-$30,506
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Keene County seat (22,955)

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    HOOLE Lawn Tennis Club hosts the Cheshire County LTA Junior Championships from Sunday, August 25 to Friday, August 30 for the first time at their new club in Mickle Trafford.
    FINE bowling by Chris Finegan and Mattie Stewart steered Neston to their first win in the Cheshire County League on Saturday when the Parkgate side overwhelmed Cheadle by 130 runs.
    The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently highlighted the work being done to improve employee health in Cheshire County, giving credit to the Cheshire County Healthy Eating Active Living initiative and the Healthy Monadnock 2020 Champions program for starting the initiative.
    They reached the semi-finals the first time, defeating the neighbouring County Amateur League as well as Cumberland County, Cheshire County and West Cheshire before losing to the Liverpool County Premier.
    Cheshire County Golf Partnership development officer Craig Thomas has started 'tweeting' to keep followers up to date with everything from Get into Golf schemes to new plans to help juniors.
    Verizon Wireless, a US mobile network operator and a joint venture between Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE:VOD), has activated a new cell site in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA.
    Eight temporary diversion signs, written in Polish, were placed around the Cheshire-Shropshire border at the request of Cheshire County Council.
    In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Cheshire county was a relatively poor area in the northwest of England.
    James Beeler, Administrator, Maplewood at Cheshire County:
    THE 2019 Royal Cheshire County Show was a big success with the crowds out in full force to attend the event over two days.
    AFTER a season in which they have briefly flirted with relegation, Neston ended their 2016 season with a 43-run victory at Urmston which hoisted them up to fifth place in the Cheshire County League.
    "It can be intimidating for a woman or girl to approach a club on their own to start playing golf," says Craig Thomas, county development officer for the Cheshire County Golf Partnership.

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