Belknap County Genweb


Welcome to the Belknap County New Hampshire webpage, a part of the NHGenWeb Project, in conjunction with the USGenWeb Project.

Belknap County includes the following city and towns: Alton, Barnstead, Belmont, Center Harbor, Gilford, Gilmanton, Laconia, Meredith, New Hampton, Sanbornton, and Tilton.


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Laconia MillsThe mills in downtown Laconia. The Belknap Mill, on the left was built in 1823. Why here? A canal off the river powered the mill. In 1911 a generator was added which gave them lights so they could run a night shift



Message Boards & Cemeteries  

timetablemabel The locals call her TimetableMabel, one of many statues in Tilton.



Belknap Co. Resources


kimbalsCastleIn Gilford, Kimbals
Castle.  Built 1897-1899.  A replica of a castle on the Rhine in Germany.  Benjamin Kimbal was a railroad tycoon.  The castle was occupied by his family until 1960.  It has been crumbling away ever since.

Belknap Co. Historical Societies


New Hampshire Resources


last update feb 2014

David Hough County Coordinator

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