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Thornton is a town in Grafton County, in the Lebanon metro area.
The community was named after Dr. Matthew Thornton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence
The latitude of Thornton is 43.892N. The longitude is -71.676W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,843.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Thornton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grafton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03223 ZIP code.
6% of Thornton residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Thornton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Thornton was $18,478, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Thornton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Thornton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $514. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $945.
Libraries in Thornton include Thornton Public Library ... View libraries
Grafton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Thornton political report.
The average commute time for Thornton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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