Place:Allenstown, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

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NameAllenstown
TypeTown
Coordinates43.15°N 71.4°W
Located inMerrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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Allenstown is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 4,322 at the 2010 census. Allenstown includes a portion of the village of Suncook. Just over one-half of the town's area is covered by Bear Brook State Park.

History

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Allenstown takes its name from 17th-century provincial governor Samuel Allen. It was granted in 1721 but not incorporated until 2 July 1831. A part of neighboring Bow was annexed to Allenstown in 1815, and a portion of Hooksett was annexed in 1853.

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