Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Sunday, August 7, 2011 is the Belknap County in New Hampshire.

"Belknap County is one of ten counties in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. It is located in New Hampshire's Lakes Region, slightly southeast of the state's geographic center. The county seat is Laconia. As of the 2010 census, the county's population was 60,088.


"Belknap County was organized in 1840 by removing parts of northeastern Merrimack County and northwestern Strafford County. It is named for Dr. Jeremy Belknap, a renowned preacher, historian, and author of The History of New Hampshire. The first County Court was held within the town of Meredith, at a village known as Meredith Bridge on the Winnipesaukee River. In 1855, the town of Laconia was separated from Meredith."

Explore Belknap County on Histopolis now. If you have a place that you would like to see featured as the Histopolis Place-of-the-Day, contact the webmaster to suggest it.

August 2011

1Murray County, Georgia
2Jones County, Iowa
3Marion County, Georgia
4Potter County, Texas
5Holmes County, Ohio
6Wood County, Ohio
7Belknap County, New Hampshire
8Cook County, Minnesota
9Douglas County, Nebraska
10Ohio County, West Virginia
11Wolfe County, Kentucky
12Los Alamos County, New Mexico
13Carbon County, Utah
14Pendleton County, West Virginia
15Houston County, Texas
16Neshoba County, Mississippi
17Allen County, Ohio
18Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
19Jackson County, Illinois
20Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri
21Hunterdon County, New Jersey
22Rensselaer County, New York
23Pierce County, North Dakota
24Ross County, Ohio
25Las Animas County, Colorado
26Rooks County, Kansas
27Christian County, Missouri
28Oscoda County, Michigan
29Newton County, Indiana
30Carbon County, Pennsylvania
31Sarasota County, Florida



Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010