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The town of Loudon was incorporated by Colonial Governor John Wentworth in 1773, formed from a portion of Canterbury, and named for John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudon, a leader of British military forces in North America during the French and Indian War, and the head of an independent company of colonial militia known as Roger’s Rangers. Loudon is in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, with its primary population center situated along the Soucook River at the southern end of NH Route 129. The New Hampshire Motor Speedway is located in Loudon.

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