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Named for Dr. Matthew Thornton, a member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence, the town of Thornton is a triangular-shaped township in the Pemigewasset River Valley of Grafton County, New Hampshire. The town was chartered in 1763, and incorporated in 1781. Thornton is accessed by I-93 and Daniel Webster Highway, which runs parallel to the interstate, running through the center of town. Ellsworth is southwest of Thornton, and Campton is to the south.



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