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Spofford, New Hampshire

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Spofford, New Hampshire

Spofford, New Hampshire

Bird's-eye view c. 1912

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
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 a village 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]

Notable people


External links

  • Town of Chesterfield official website
  • Chesterfield Public Library

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