Acworth

Web site: http://www.acworth.cc

Population: 776 (1990); 836 (2000); 7.7 percent change

Overview
Acworth was first chartered in 1752 as Burnet, in honor of William Burnet, who was appointed Royal Governor for the provinces of Massachusetts and New Hampshire in 1728 but died shortly thereafter. No settlements were made under this charter, and in 1766 the Masonian proprietors regranted the land to new settlers under the name Acworth, honoring Sir Jacob Acworth of the British Admiralty. Acworth's meetinghouse, built in 1821 and now the Congregational Church, is known for its federal-style architecture. Both the church and the Acworth Silsby Library are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography
Region: Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee County: Sullivan Distance from: o Manchester, NH: 55 miles o Boston, MA: 115 miles o New York, NY: 210 miles o Montreal, Quebec: 230 miles

Municipal Information
Government: Selectmen Planning Board: Elected Police Department: Not full time Fire Department: Not full time Nearest Hospital: Valley Regional (26 miles)

Election Districts
State House District: 23 State Senate District: 8 Executive Council District: 2 U.S. Congress House of Representatives District: 2

Schools
K-12 is part of Fall Mountain Reg School District



Services
Acworth Silsby Free Library Acworth, NH 835-2510 E-mail: AcworthL@sover.net http://www.sover.net/~acworthl/ Acworth Fire Department Fire: 352-1100 Acworth Police Department 826-5747 Acworth Elementary School Turkey Shoot Rd Acworth, NH 03601 (603) 835-2270



Utilities
Electric: NH Elec. Coop; Granite State Gas: None Water Supplier: Private wells Sanitation: Private septic Curbside Trash Pickup: No Telephone: Verizon


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