Spofford, New Hampshire

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Spofford, New Hampshire
Unincorporated community
Bird's-eye view c. 1912
Bird's-eye view c. 1912
Spofford is located in New Hampshire
Spofford is located in the US
Coordinates: 42°54′25″N 72°25′12″W / 42.90694°N 72.42000°W / 42.90694; -72.42000Coordinates: 42°54′25″N 72°25′12″W / 42.90694°N 72.42000°W / 42.90694; -72.42000
Country United States
State New Hampshire
County Cheshire
Town Chesterfield
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 03462
Area code(s) 603
GNIS feature ID 870092[1]

Spofford is an unincorporated community in the northeastern part of the town of Chesterfield in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States. It is situated at the outlet of Spofford Lake and is located along New Hampshire Route 9A. While no population figures are available for Spofford, it is slightly larger than the town-center village of Chesterfield. Children who live in Spofford go to Chesterfield School. Spofford has a different ZIP code (03462) from the rest of Chesterfield.

Home to Spofford Lake, there are two different beaches to visit. On Route 9A there is Ware's Grove Beach where out-of-town visitors can pay $6 for a day pass or $125 for a season pass.[2] The other is North Shore Beach on North Shore Road, which is open to town residents only.[3]

In the middle of Spofford Lake lies Pierce Island, a state park.[4]

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  1. ^ "Spofford". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Ware's Grove Public Beach & The O'Neil – Kaiser Living Memorial" (PDF). Town of Chesterfield Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Town of Chesterfield North Shore Beach notice
  4. ^ "Pierce Island State Park". Chesterfield Conservation Commission. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Interesting, Strange & Weird New Hampshire Facts". NHTourGuide.com. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 

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