Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Genealogy Guide

Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (Map It) was created on March 19, 1771 as one of the five original counties identified for New Hampshire in 1769. The county was organized at Amherst on March 19, 1771. In 1823 a number of towns were removed to become part of Merrimack County. Over several years ending in 1869, county administrative functions were moved from Amherst to the current seats of Manchester and Nashua. The county was named in honor of Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire (1718-1793), known in America as the Earl of Hillsborough, who served as the first Secretary of State for the Colonies. Learn More About State of New Hampshire History

Hillsborough County is bordered by Sullivan County (northwest), Cheshire County (west), Worcester County, Massachusetts (southwest), Middlesex County, Massachusetts (south), Essex County, Massachusetts (southeast), Rockingham County (east), Merrimack County (north).

Hillsborough County Cities and Towns include Amherst, Antrim, Bedford, Bennington, Brookline, Deering, Francestown, Goffstown , Greenfield, Greenville, Hancock, Hillsborough, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Lyndeborough, Manchester, Mason, Merrimack , Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, New Boston, New Ipswich, Pelham, Peterborough , Sharon, Temple, Weare, Wilton, Windsor.

Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Courthouse Records

Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Courthouse
Hillsborough County, NH Courthouse

The Hillsborough County Courthouse is located in Manchester, New Hampshire & Nashua, New Hampshire. Learn More About State of New Hampshire Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Hillsborough county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Census Records

Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Vital Records

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