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Clarksville, NH


Clarksville New Hampshire Community Profile Community Contact Town of Clarksville
Board of Selectmen
408 NH Route 145
Clarksville, NH 03592
Telephone (603) 246-7751
Fax (603) 246-3480
E-mail twnclark@yahoo.com
Web Site Not Available

Municipal Office Hours Selectmen meet Monday, 6 pm - 7 pm; Town Clerk, Tax Collector: Monday, 1 pm - 5 pm, Tuesday, Thursday, 9 am - 4 pm, Wednesday, 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm, closed Friday

County Coös
Labor Market Area Colebrook NH-VT LMA, NH Portion
Tourism Region Great North Woods
Planning Commission North Country Council
Regional Development Coos Economic Development Corp.

Election Districts
US Congress District 2
Executive Council District 1
State Senate District 1
State Representative Coos County District 1

Incorporated: 1853
Origin: Clarksville was originally part of a large tract deeded by legislature to Dartmouth College in 1789, portions of which were sold to raise cash for the college. The land was purchased by two Dartmouth graduates, Joseph Murdock of Norwich, Vermont, and Benjamin Clark of Boston, and cleared for settlement by the Clark family. The town was incorporated as Clarksville in 1853, but was also known as Dartmouth College Grant until 1872. Clarksville is the second most northerly incorporated township in New Hampshire, lying south only to Pittsburg.
Villages and Place Names: unknown
Population, Year of the First Census Taken: 88 residents in 1830
Population Trends: Population change for Clarksville totaled 79 over 52 years, from 179 in 1960 to 258 in 2012. The largest decennial percent change was a 58 percent increase between 1970 and 1980, a numeric increase of 96. The 2012 Census estimate for Clarksville was 258 residents, which ranked 229th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns, the sixth smallest community.
Population Density and Land Area, 2010 (US Census Bureau): 4.4 persons per square mile of land area, the fifth lowest among the cities and towns. Clarksville contains 60.1 square miles of land area and 2.1 square miles of inland water area.

MUNICIPAL SERVICES
Type of Government Selectmen
Budget: Municipal Appropriations, 2013 $305,150
Budget: School Appropriations, 2013-2014 $480,821
Zoning Ordinance No Board
Master Plan No
Capitol Improvement Plan No
Industrial Plans Reviewed By
Boards and Commissions
Elected:Selectmen
Appointed:
Public Library No Library

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Police Department Part-time
Fire Department Volunteer
Emergency Medical Service Volunteer
Nearest Hospital(s) Distance Staffed Beds
Upper Connecticut Valley, Colebrook 10 miles 16

UTILITIES
Electric Supplier PSNH; NH Electric Coop
Natural Gas Supplier None
Water Supplier Private wells
Sanitation Private septic
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant No
Solid Waste Disposal
Curbside Trash PickupPrivate
Pay-As-You-Throw ProgramNo
Recycling ProgramMandatory
Telephone Company Fairpoint
Cellular Telephone Access No
Cable Television Access No
Public Access Television Station No
High Speed Internet Service:
BusinessYes
ResidentialLimited

(NH Dept. of Revenue Adminstration) PROPERTY TAXES
2012 Total Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $15.02
2012 Equalization Ratio 100.0
2012 Full Value Tax Rate (per $1,000 of value) $13.87
2012 Percent of Local Assessed Value by Property Type
Residential Land and Buildings90.4%
Commercial Land and Buildings2.8%
Public Utilities, Current Use, and Other6.8%

(ACS 2008-2012) HOUSING
Total Housing Units 397
Single-Family Units, Detached or Attached 338
Units in Multiple-Family Structures:  
Two to Four Units in Structure 15
Five or More Units in Structure 0
Mobile Homes and Other Housing Units 44
(US Census Bureau) DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population Community County
2012 258 32,096
2010 265 33,055
2000 294 33,156
1990 232 34,879
1980 262 35,014
1970 166 34,189
 
Demographics, American Community Survey (ACS) 2008-2012
Population by Gender
Male:   182 Female:   154
Population by Age Group
Under age 5 2
Age 5 to 19 46
Age 20 to 34 20
Age 35 to 54 101
Age 55 to 64 82
Age 65 and over 85
Median Age 55 years
Educational Attainment, population 25 years and over
High school graduate or higher 84.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher 17.7%

(ACS 2008-2012) ANNUAL INCOME, 2012
(Inflation Adjusted Dollars)
Per capita income $19,310
Median family income $38,182
Median household income $33,333
Median Earnings, full-time, year-round workers
Male $28,958
Female $31,500
Individuals below the poverty level 15.8%

(NHES - ELMI) LABOR FORCE
Annual Average 2002 2012
Civilian Labor Force 164 130
Employed 159 119
Unemployed 5 11
Unemployment Rate 3.0% 8.5%

(NHES - ELMI) EMPLOYMENT & WAGES
Annual Average Covered Employment 2002 2012
Goods Producing Industries
Average Employment n 6
Average Weekly Wage n $504
     
Service Providing Industries
Average Employment n 35
Average Weekly Wage n $498
     
Total Private Industry
Average Employment n 41
Average Weekly Wage n $499
     
Government (Federal, State, and Local)
Average Employment 4 4
Average Weekly Wage $94 $115
     
Total, Private plus Government
Average Employment n 45
Average Weekly Wage n $462
n = indicates that the data does not meet disclosure standards

(NH Dept. of Education) EDUCATION/CHILD CARE FACILITIES
Schools students attend: Grades K-12 are tuitioned to Pittsburg SAU 7
Career Technology Center(s): None in Region 01 Region: 1
Educational Facilities Elementary Middle/Junior High High School Private/Parochial
Number of Schools
Grade Levels
Total Enrollment
2013 NH Licensed Child Care Facilities (Bureau of Child Care Licensing): Total Facilities: 0 Total Capacity: 0
Nearest Community/Technical College: White Mountains
Nearest Colleges or Universities: Granite State College-Berlin

LARGEST BUSINESSES PRODUCT/SERVICE EMPLOYEES ESTABLISHED
Roderique Brother Logging Logging 12
Laurent Rancourt Trucking Logging 12
Custom Collision & Body Works Auto body shop 3
First Clarksville Store Convenience store 5
Northern Magazine Monthly magazine 3
Dan's Glass & Mirror Glass repair, installation 1
Yves Marquis Trucking Logging 10
Peter Dimmitt & Son Electrician 1
Robert Purcell Electrician 1

(Distance estimated from city/town hall) TRANSPORTATION
Road Access US Routes 3
State Routes 145
Nearest Interstate, Exit Aut-55 (QC), Exit 21; I-91 (VT), Exit 28
Distance 41 miles; 58 miles
Railroad No
Public Transportation No
 
Nearest Public Use Airport, General Aviation
Gifford Field, Colebrook
Runway 2,440 ft. turf
Lighted? No Navigational Aids? No
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Service
Portland (ME) International Distance 139 miles
Number of Passsenger Airlines Serving Airport 13
 
Driving distance to selected cities:
Manchester, NH 189 miles
Portland, ME 138 miles
Boston, MA 239 miles
New York City, NY 396 miles
Montreal, Quebec 129 miles

(ACS 2008-2012) COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over
Drove alone, car/truck/van 64.7%
Carpooled, car/truck/van 13.3%
Public transportation 0.0%
Walked 0.0%
Other Means 14.0%
Worked at home 8.0%
Mean Travel Time to Work 23.8 minutes
 
Percent of Working Residents: (ACS 2008-2012)
Working in community of residence 22.0%
Commuting to another NH community 64.0%
Commuting out-of-state 14.0%
RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, AND EVENTS
Municipal Parks
YMCA/YWCA
Boys Club/Girls Club
Golf Courses
Swimming: Indoor Facility
Swimming: Outdoor Facility
Tennis Courts: Indoor Faclity
Tennis Courts: Outdoor Facility
Ice Skating Rink: Indoor Facility
Bowling Facilities
Museums
Cinemas
Performing Arts Facilities
Tourists Attractions
Youth Organizations (i.e., Scouts, 4-H)
Youth Sports: Baseball
Youth Sports: Soccer
Youth Sports: Football
Youth Sports: Basketball
Youth Sports: Hockey
X Campgrounds
X Fishing/Hunting
Boating/Marinas
X Snowmobile Trails
Bicycle Trails
Cross Country Skiing
Beach or Waterfront Recreational Area
Overnight or Day Camps
   
Nearest Ski Area(s): Cannon Mountain
   
Other:

Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NH Employment Security, February 2014.
Community Response Received 05/20/13

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