Low and Burbank's Grant, New Hampshire

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Low and Burbank's Grant,
New Hampshire
East elevation of Mount Madison, seen from New Hampshire Route 16
East elevation of Mount Madison, seen from New Hampshire Route 16
Location in Coos County, New Hampshire
Coordinates: 44°19′33″N 71°21′46″W / 44.32583°N 71.36278°W / 44.32583; -71.36278Coordinates: 44°19′33″N 71°21′46″W / 44.32583°N 71.36278°W / 44.32583; -71.36278
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyCoos
Area
 • Total26.1 sq mi (67.6 km2)
 • Land26.1 sq mi (67.6 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
5,584 ft (1,702 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total0
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
Area code(s)603

Low and Burbank's Grant is a township located in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. The grant lies entirely within the White Mountain National Forest. As of the 2010 census, the grant had a population of zero.[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).

History[edit]

The purchase is named for Clovis Lowe of Jefferson and Barker Burbank of Shelburne who purchased land from the state in 1832.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the grant has a total area of 26.1 square miles (67.6 km2), all of it land.[3]

Features of Low and Burbank's Grant include Mt. Sam Adams—at 5,584 feet (1,702 m) above sea level, the highest point in the grant—and Mt. Madison, elevation 5,367 feet (1,636 m). Both peaks are part of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. The northern slopes of the range comprise one of the most densely tracked areas in the White Mountain National Forest. The Randolph Mountain Club and the Appalachian Mountain Club maintain seasonal huts and cabins on the north slopes of these two mountains, at or above 4,000 feet (1,200 m).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19600
19700
19801
19900−100.0%
20000
20100
Est. 20150[4]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the 2010 census,[6] there were no people living in the grant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
  2. ^ Julyan, Robert Hixson; Julyan, Mary (1993), Place Names of the White Mountains (Revised ed.), University Press of New England, p. 94, ISBN 978-0-87451-638-8
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001) - Low and Burbanks grant, New Hampshire". U.S. Census Bureau American Factfinder. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.