Dix's Grant, New Hampshire

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Dix's Grant, New Hampshire
Location in Coos County, New Hampshire
Coordinates: 44°54′12″N 71°11′51″W / 44.90333°N 71.19750°W / 44.90333; -71.19750Coordinates: 44°54′12″N 71°11′51″W / 44.90333°N 71.19750°W / 44.90333; -71.19750
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyCoos
Area
 • Total20.2 sq mi (52.3 km2)
 • Land20.16 sq mi (52.2 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)  0.20%
Elevation
3,279 ft (999 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
Area code(s)603

Dix's Grant is a township located in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, the grant had a population of one.[1] In New Hampshire, locations, grants, townships (which are different from towns), and purchases are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part of any town and have limited self-government (if any, as many are uninhabited).

Dix's Grant will fall within the path of totality during the solar eclipse of April 8, 2024.[2]

History[edit]

Dix's Grant was originally part of adjacent Dixville, which was granted by the legislature to Timothy Dix Jr. in 1805 and contained about 29,340 acres (118.7 km2); the price was $4,500. The eastern portion of the original grant (north of Wentworth's Location) became[when?] present-day Dix's Grant.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the grant has a total area of 20.2 square miles (52.3 km2), 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of which is covered by water.[4] The grant's highest point is 3,279 feet (999 m) above sea level, along the ridge of Crystal Mountain.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
191033
19600
19700
19800
19900
20000
20101
Est. 20171[5]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the 2010 census,[7] there was one person living in the grant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
  2. ^ "April 8, 2024". Great American Eclipse. Retrieved 2019-10-14.
  3. ^ Coolidge, Austin J.; John B. Mansfield (1859). A History and Description of New England. Boston, Massachusetts. pp. 466–467.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001) - Dixs grant, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 (PEPANNRES): Minor Civil Divisions – New Hampshire". Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.