The tribe fished for migrating salmon, sturgeon, and alewives with nets strung across the rapids of the Merrimack River.The stream was also the transportation route for their birch bark canoes, which could travel from Lake Winnipesaukee to the Atlantic Ocean.Our Merrimack County singles are in the 603 area code, and might live in these or other zip codes: 03229 personals.There are thousands of active singles on Date looking to chat right now.Newburyport was settled in 1635 as part of Newberry Plantation, now Newbury.On January 28, 1764, the General Court of Massachusetts passed "An act for erecting part of the town of Newbury into a new town by the name of Newburyport." Whereas the town of Newbury is very large, and the inhabitants of that part of it who dwell by the water-side there, as it is commonly called, are mostly merchants, traders and artificers, and the inhabitants of the other parts of the town are chiefly husbandmen; by means whereof many difficulties and disputes have arisen in managing their public affairs – Be it enacted ... be and hereby are constituted and made a separate and distinct town .... Situated near the mouth of the Merrimack River, it was once a fishing, shipbuilding and shipping center, with an industry in silverware manufacture.
Contoocook median household income is ,123, which has grown by 83.78% since 2000.
Merrimack Arms and Brown Manufacturing Company made Southerner Derringer pistols in their Newburyport factory from 1867 to 1873.
The town was granted in 1749 by the Masonian Proprietors to inhabitants of Haverhill, Newbury and Bradford, Massachusetts, as well as Kingston, New Hampshire.
The Lane River, a tributary of the Warner, drains a large portion of the center of town.
The northern portion of town is drained by tributaries of the Blackwater River, another tributary of the Contoocook.