Place:Eaton, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States

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NameEaton
TypeTown
Located inCarroll, New Hampshire, United States


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Eaton is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 393 at the 2010 census. Eaton includes the village of Snowville.

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Eaton was incorporated in 1760 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, and named for Governor Theophilus Eaton of Connecticut, a generous contributor to the funds needed to settle Massachusetts in 1630. He later formed a colony at New Haven, Connecticut, along with Reverend John Davenport and David Yale, great-grandfather of Yale University's founder, Elihu Yale.

The "Little White Church" is a town landmark. The village of Snowville is named for the Snow family, who started a sawmill there in 1825. "Waukeela", a summer camp for girls, has been in Eaton for 90 years as of 2011. It occupies on Crystal Lake.

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