Genealogical research in Strafford County begins at the Dover Public Library. The library has an extensive local history and genealogy collection of over 6000 books, pamphlets, maps, and photographs for Strafford County and all of New Hampshire, southern Maine, and northern Massachusetts. For more information about the local history and genealogy collection please visit the Dover Public Library website at: http://www.dover.lib.nh.us/DoverHistory/historic.htm.
Strafford County Genealogical Society meetings are held at the Dover Public Library the first Saturday of every other month. For more information about the Strafford County Genealogical Society please visit http://www.straffgen.org.