Place:Kensington, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

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NameKensington
TypeTown
Coordinates42.917°N 70.933°W
Located inRockingham, New Hampshire, United States
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Kensington is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 2,124 at the 2010 census.

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Once a parish of Hampton, Kensington was incorporated in 1737 by New Hampshire Governor Jonathan Belcher. Of the 27 towns granted by Governor Belcher, only 3 were given names, one of which was Kensington, named for Baron Kensington, owner of Kensington Palace in London.

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