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Coos County
New Hampshire

Coos County Places & Things Named for Politicians

   Mount Adams (second highest peak in the Northeast), in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for John Adams.
   Mount Sam Adams, in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for Samuel Adams.
   Mount Quincy Adams, in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for John Quincy Adams.
   Mount Jefferson (third highest peak in the Northeast), in Coos County, is named for Thomas Jefferson.
   Mount Clay (also called Mount Reagan), in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for Henry Clay.
   Mount Monroe, in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for James Monroe.
   Mount Madison, in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for James Madison.
   Mount Washington (highest peak in the Northeast), in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for George Washington.
   Mount Reagan (officially known as Mount Clay), in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for Ronald Reagan.
   Mount Franklin, in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for Benjamin Franklin.
   Mount Eisenhower (formerly Mount Pleasant), in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for Dwight D. Eisenhower.
   Mount Pierce (formerly called Bald Mountain; later, Mount Clinton; received current name 1913), in the White Mountains, Coos County, is named for Franklin Pierce.
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