Strafford County, New Hampshire Genealogy Guide

Strafford 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 in honotr of William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford (1626-1695), an English noble who owned colonial lands. Learn More About State of New Hampshire History

Strafford County is bordered by Carroll County (north), York County, Maine (east), Rockingham County (south), Merrimack County (west), Belknap County (northwest).

Strafford County Cities and Towns include Barrington, Dover, Durham, Farmington , Lee, Madbury, Middleton, Milton , New Durham, Rochester, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Strafford.

Strafford County, New Hampshire Courthouse Records

Strafford County, New Hampshire Courthouse
Strafford County, NH Courthouse

The Strafford County Courthouse is located in Dover, 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 Strafford 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.

Strafford County, New Hampshire Census Records

Strafford County, New Hampshire Vital Records

Strafford County, New Hampshire Resources

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