Berlin, New Hampshire

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City of Berlin
Berlin Panoramic.jpg
The City That Trees Built, Paper City, Hockey Town USA
Location within New Hampshire
Location within New Hampshire
Coordinates: 44°28′07″N 71°11′02″W / 44.46861°N 71.18389°W / 44.46861; -71.18389Coordinates: 44°28′07″N 71°11′02″W / 44.46861°N 71.18389°W / 44.46861; -71.18389
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
 • MayorPaul Grenier
 • City CouncilRussell Otis
Lucie Remillard
Dori Ducharme
Denise Morgan Allain
Peter Higbee
Michael Rozek
Roland Theberge
Diana Nelson
 • Total62.5 sq mi (162 km2)
 • Land61.6 sq mi (160 km2)
 • Water0.9 sq mi (2 km2)
1,020 ft (310 m)
 • Total10,051
 • Density160/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)603
FIPS code33-05140
GNIS feature ID0871491

Berlin is a city on the Androscoggin River in Coos County, New Hampshire. It was first settled in 1823-1824 by William Sessions and Cyrus Wheeler. It was Incorporated as a city in 1897 and ccording to the United States census of 2010, has a population of 10,051.

Notable people[change | change source]

  • Gaston Allaire, music educator and composer in Canada
  • Michael Durant, US Army Night Stalkers pilot, shot down and held prisoner after the Battle of Mogadishu[15]
  • George Hawkins, the victim of a bad skin graft that led to the celebrated "Hairy Hand" case of Hawkins v. McGee[citation needed]
  • James H. Horne, athletic director and coach at Indiana University
  • Earl Silas Tupper (1907–1983), inventor of Tupperware
  • Bob Whitcher, pitcher with the Boston Braves

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