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Coordinates: 44°31′38″N 71°04′47″W / 44.52722°N 71.07972°W / 44.52722; -71.07972 Success is an unincorporated township located in Coos County, New Hampshire, USA. It is located directly to the east of the city of Berlin, New Hampshire, and borders on the state of Maine. Success is part of the Berlin, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area.

As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 2. According to the United States Census Bureau it is one of 5 places in the United States with a population of exactly two people.

As of 2005, one of the larger land owners in Success is the Androscoggin Valley Regional Refuse Disposal District.



Success was granted in 1779 and contained about 90,472 acres (366.1 km2). The grantees were Benjamin Mackay and about seventy others.

The state of New Hampshire requires a nearby incorporated town to exercise the responsibilities that would fall to the Town of Success if it should be incorporated. Some towns in the state bearing such responsibility have sought to be relieved of it.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 59.2 square miles (153.3 km2), of which 58.8 sq mi (152.3 km2) is land and 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2), or 0.81%, is water.

The highest point in the township is the summit of Mount Success, a peak in the Mahoosuc Range with an elevation of 3,565 feet (1,087 m) above sea level.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there is one married couple living in the township. Both are white and between 45 and 64, and their median age is 50 years. Because there are a number of summer cabins (called "camps" in New England), there are 71 housing units at an average density of 1.2/sq mi (0.5/km²).


  1. ^ U.S. Census Bureau Fact Sheet: Success township, Coos County, New Hampshire"


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