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Francestown is a town in Hillsborough County, in the Manchester-Nashua metro area.

The community was named for Frances Deering Wentworth, wife of Gov. John Wentworth

The latitude of Francestown is 42.987N. The longitude is -71.813W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,480.


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Median household income
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$64,259
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Francestown demographic reports
Once the site of soapstone quarries
Well-known residents have included:
· Levi Woodbury, U.S. Supreme Court justice
· Dean Koontz, author
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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9% of Francestown residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Francestown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Francestown was $28,942, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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44% of Francestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Francestown include Old County Road South Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Francestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $684.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,314.


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Libraries in Francestown include George Holmes Bixby Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Hillsborough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Francestown political report.

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The average commute time for Francestown workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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