Pinkham's Grant, New Hampshire

Pinkham's Grant is a township located in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. The grant lies entirely within the White Mountain National Forest. As of the 2010 census, the grant had a population of nine.[1]

Pinkham's Grant, New Hampshire
A small portion of the Mount Washington Auto Road passes through Pinkham's Grant.
A small portion of the Mount Washington Auto Road passes through Pinkham's Grant.
Location in Coos County, New Hampshire
Coordinates: 44°15′30″N 71°15′18″W / 44.25833°N 71.25500°W / 44.25833; -71.25500Coordinates: 44°15′30″N 71°15′18″W / 44.25833°N 71.25500°W / 44.25833; -71.25500
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyCoos
Area
 • Total3.8 sq mi (9.8 km2)
 • Land3.8 sq mi (9.8 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
3,050 ft (930 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total9
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
Area code(s)603

In New Hampshire, locations, grants, townships (which are different from towns), and purchases are unincorporated portions of a county which are not part of any town and have limited self-government (if any, as many are uninhabited).

GeographyEdit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the grant has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all of it land. The highest point in the grant is 3,050 feet (930 m) above sea level along Wildcat Ridge on the grant's eastern boundary. The grant occupies the center of Pinkham Notch, a major pass in the White Mountains.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
18908
19004−50.0%
19309
19401011.1%
19501770.0%
196015−11.8%
1970166.7%
19803087.5%
199011−63.3%
20000−100.0%
20109
2017 (est.)9[2]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the 2010 census,[4] there were nine people living in the grant.

RecreationEdit

The base of Wildcat Mountain Ski Area is located in Pinkham's Grant. A short stretch of the Mount Washington Auto Road also passes through the township.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 (PEPANNRES): Minor Civil Divisions – New Hampshire". Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.