Grafton County, New Hampshire Genealogy Guide

Grafton 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 named Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton (1735-1811), , who had been a supporter of American causes in Parliament, and who was serving as Prime Minister of Great Britain (1768-1770) at the time. Learn More About State of New Hampshire History

Grafton County is bordered by Caledonia County, Vermont (northwest), Orange County, Vermont (west), Windsor County, Vermont (southwest), Merrimack County (south), Sullivan County (south), Belknap County (southeast), Carroll County (east), Coos County (northeast), Essex County, Vermont (north).

Grafton County Cities and Towns include Alexandria, Ashland, Bath, Benton, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Canaan, Dorchester, Easton, Landaff, Ellsworth, Enfield, Franconia, Grafton, Groton, Hanover, Haverhill, Hebron, Cockermouth, Holderness, Landaff, Lebanon, Lincoln, Lisbon, Littleton, Livermore, Lyman, Lyme, Monroe, Orange, Orford, Piermont, Plymouth, Rumney, Sugar Hill, Thornton, Warren, Waterville Valley, Wentworth, Woodstock.

Grafton County, New Hampshire Courthouse Records

Grafton County, New Hampshire Courthouse
Grafton County, NH Courthouse

The Grafton County Courthouse is located in Haverhill, 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 Grafton 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.

  • Grafton County Clerk of Superior Court has Court Records from 1773
  • Grafton County Clerk of Probate Court has Probate Records from 1773
  • Grafton County Register of Deeds has Land Records from 1773. The County Register of Deeds responsibilities include Recording documents pertaining to real estate transactions, Recording land surveys, Copying and certifying as to these recorded real estate documents, Serving as custodian for other miscellaneous legal records such as Power of Attorneys, tax liens from towns/cities, boundary line agreements, IRS notices, etc.
  • Grafton County Town Clerks has copies of vital records (birth, marriage, divorce and death records) from 1773.

Grafton County, New Hampshire Census Records

Grafton County, New Hampshire Vital Records

Grafton County, New Hampshire Resources

Grafton County, New Hampshire External Links

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