Place:Bartlett, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States

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NameBartlett
TypeTown
Coordinates44.067°N 71.283°W
Located inCarroll, New Hampshire, United States
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Bartlett is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 2,788 at the 2010 census. Bartlett includes the villages of Glen, Lower Bartlett and Intervale. It is set in the White Mountains, surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest. It is home to the Attitash ski resort.

The primary settlement in town, where 373 resided at the 2010 census, is defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as the Bartlett census-designated place (CDP) and is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 302 with Bear Notch Road (Albany Avenue).

History

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Settled after 1769 and incorporated in 1790, the town is named for Dr. Josiah Bartlett, the first chief executive to bear the name governor, a representative to the Continental Congress, and one of New Hampshire's three signers of the Declaration of Independence, placing his name directly under that of John Hancock. Dr. Bartlett founded the New Hampshire Medical Society in 1791. Bartlett became a railroad town in 1875 when the Maine Central Railroad's Mountain Division was built. In 1954, Story Land, a theme park designed for young children, opened in Glen. Attitash ski area opened in the 1960s.

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