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The town of Danville, New Hampshire is located in Rockingham County. It was charted in 1760 as Hawke, in honor of Admiral Sir Edward Hawke, who was a hero of the Battle of Quiberon Bay during the Seven Years' War. Hawke was wiped out by a smallpox epidemic. It was resettled in 1836 and named Danville three deceased residents of Hawke who had each been named Daniel.

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