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Tilton is a town in Belknap County, in the Laconia metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after Nathaniel Tilton, settler. ANother says it was named for industrialist Charles E. Tilton.
The latitude of Tilton is 43.442N. The longitude is -71.589W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 548 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,477.
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5% of Tilton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tilton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tilton was $19,578, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Tilton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Tilton include Tilton Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Tilton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $479. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.
Belknap County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tilton political report.
The average commute time for Tilton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Tilton include Tilton Lake Winnipesaukee.
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