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Population: 1,519 (1990); 1,657 (2000); 1,774 (2006)

This area was part of Cumberland or the Society Land which had been set aside by the Masonian Proprietors for their own estates. When first settled in 1753 by the Lynde family, it was known as Lyndeborough Addition. The Monadnock hills cut residents off from Lyndeborough's church and school, so in 1791 they petitioned for the right to form their own town. The name was chosen to indicate the town's location on a level, fertile ground between the hills. Greenfield is the location of the Crotched Mountain Foundation, a rehabilitation center for handicapped children; the Crotched Mountain Ski Area; and Greenfield State Park, on Otter Lake.

Region: Monadnock
County: Hillsborough
Distance from:
o Manchester, NH: 29 miles
o Boston, MA: 64 miles
o New York, NY: 234 miles
o Montreal, Quebec: 221 miles

Town Hall
Greenfield Town Clerk
P.O. Box 256
7 Sawmill Road
Greenfield, NH 03047
Telephone: (603) 547-2782
FAX: (603) 547-2782

Municipal Information
Government: Selectmen
Planning Board: Elected
Police Department: Full time
Fire Department: Not full time
Nearest Hospital: Monadnock Community in Peterborough (7 miles)

Election Districts
State House District: 43
State Senate District: 9
Executive Council District: 2
U.S. Congress House of Representatives District: 2

Contoocook Valley School District

Greenfield Elementary School
860 Forest Road
Greenfield, NH 03047
Phone: (603) 547-3334
Fax: (603) 547-2647

Greenfield Police Department
PO Box 165
7 Sawmill Road
Greenfield, NH 03047

Greenfield Fire Department
PO Box 146
814 Forest Road
Greenfield, NH 03047
Phone: 547-3501

Greenfield Town Library
761 Forest Rd
Greenfield, NH 03047
(603) 547-2790

Electric: PSNH
Gas: None
Water Supplier: Private wells
Sanitation: Private septic
Curbside Trash Pickup: No
Telephone: Verizon
Cable television service: Yes

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