The Town of Lincoln, New Hampshire
Lincoln is a lovely town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. It is the second largest town in New Hampshire and according to 2010 census; Lincoln had a population of just 1662 people. As Lincoln is set in the White Mountains, large portions of the town are within the White Mountain National Forest. Appalachian Trail exists at the northeast portions of this town. In this town, the Loon Mountain ski resort is situated. In view of the United States Census Bureau, the town covers 130.9 square miles, of which 130.3 square miles is land and 0.6 square miles is water. Lincoln lies almost with the Merrimack River watershed. There are two highest points in Lincoln, the summit of Mount Carrigain, 4700 feet above sea level, and the summit of Mount Bond at 4698 feet. This acrylic fridge magnet souvenir is an excellent memento that will keep your memory fresh about your visit to the lovely town of Lincoln.
Interesting Facts about Lincoln
Lincoln was named after Henry Fiennes Pelham Clinton, second Duke of Newcastle 9th Earl of Lincoln - a cousin of the Wentworth governors. This town which settled about 1782 had twenty two inhabitants around 1790. Farming was hard in Lincoln for its rocky soil. The area's abundant timber and water power, helped to run sawmills, developing Lincoln into center for logging. The Merrimack River lumber Company was built in 1853. In 1902, James E. Henry, constructed a pulp and paper mill. Tourism is the principal business in Lincoln. The scenic beauty of Loon Mountain has become a four season attraction for skiers. The Flume is one of the most visited places in Lincoln. It is a natural Canyon extending 800 feet at the base of Mount Liberty.