Strafford

Welcome to Strafford, New Hampshire! Established in 1820, Strafford is a charming rural town nestled in the southeastern region of NH, conveniently situated between Portsmouth and Concord. Spanning over 50 square miles, Strafford boasts a rich array of natural...

Strafford History

Information Coming Soon “A History of Strafford NH” (1995 Revised Edition) is available to purchase or check out at the Hill Library. https://hilllibrary.org Strafford Historical Society Website: https://strafhist.weebly.com

Bow Lake

6/10/2024 NHDES has removed the cyanobacteria warning. Enjoy the Lake!  Bow Lake: Bow Lake is in Strafford, with a small portion of the lake within the boundaries of Northwood. Once known as Bow Pond, it was dammed in the 1800s for mill power, which increased its...