Freedom Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Freedom, NH
Freedom is a town located in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States.
The town's eastern boundary runs along the Maine state border. Ossipee Lake, with a resort and camps, is in the southwest of the town.
The town was once a part of Effingham called "North Effingham". Following an influx of new settlers from Maine, there was a conflict of culture and religion between them and people from the New Hampshire seacoast area who already populated Effingham. As a result, North Effingham separated into a town of its own. The community, incorporated in 1831, was appropriately named "Freedom".
Freedom is situated between the Lakes Region and the White Mountains. According to the US census, the town has a total area of 38.1 square miles, of which 35.0 square miles is land and 3.1 square miles is water, comprising 8.23% of the town. The highest point in the town is the summit of Cragged Mountain, at 1,806 feet above sea level. Freedom is drained by the Ossipee River and lies fully within the Saco River watershed.
As of the 2010 census, there were 1,489 people residing in the town, and according to the 2000 census there were 602 households, and 402 families residing in the town. The population density was 37.6 people per square mile. There were 1,406 housing units at an average density of 40.6 per square mile.
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