Hancock Village Church and Common (Niederhelman)
Hancock Village Church and Common (Niederhelman)

Hancock, New Hampshire

First settled in 1764 and incorporated in 1779, in honor of John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Almost every building in downtown Hancock is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hancock's Meetinghouse is home to Paul Revere's #236 bell, which chimes on the hour, day and night.

Population: 1,651 - Area: 30 square mile