Poocham, New Hampshire

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Poocham, New Hampshire
Unincorporated community
Poocham is located in New Hampshire
Poocham is located in the US
Coordinates: 42°57′02″N 72°28′38″W / 42.95056°N 72.47722°W / 42.95056; -72.47722Coordinates: 42°57′02″N 72°28′38″W / 42.95056°N 72.47722°W / 42.95056; -72.47722
Country United States
State New Hampshire
County Cheshire
Town Westmoreland
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 603
GNIS feature ID 869299[1]

Poocham is an unincorporated community in the town of Westmoreland in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States, near the larger communities of Keene, New Hampshire and Brattleboro, Vermont.

Poocham's oldest houses date from around 1800. By reputation, the name Poocham comes from an Abenaki Indian word meaning "gathering place". The community is almost entirely composed of homes and farms, but a small fluorite mine and growing vineyard are also present.[citation needed]