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Deer Season Harvest: Comparison by County

The official deer kill for New Hampshire's 2020 season is listed below with comparisons to final kill totals for the previous 8 years. 

 

The 2020 statewide harvest of 13,044 is an increase of 6% from the 2019 final kill of 12,306.  Based on this estimate the 2020 total represents the fourth highest harvest in the state‚Äôs history, going back to 1922.


Historical Data

 

Annual New Hampshire Deer Kill by County 2012 - 2020
COUNTY 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Belknap 795 894 618 743 605 699 759 700 756
Carroll 531 647 585 526 624 746 883 672 788
Cheshire 965 1,068 1,048 940 852 1,050 1,114 1,153 1,193
Coos 777 965 970 652 784 752 1,029 738 581
Grafton 1,779 1,933 1,667 1,809 1,746 1,904 2,347 1,957 1,887
Hillsborough 1,652 1,679 1,610 1,410 1,406 1,708 1,787 1,640 1,814
Merrimack 1,316 1,417 1,130 1,210 1,162 1,294 1,617 1,360 1,572
Rockingham 2,138 2,124 2,118 1,975 1,920 2,378 2,569 2,227 2,482
Strafford 875 969 922 915 900 1,003 1,146 1,050 1,142
Sullivan 784 844 728 715 676 775 862 809 829
TOTAL 11,612 12,540 11,396 10,895 10,675 12,309 14,113 12,306 13,044

 

For detailed official harvest information for the most recent year available, including data by town, see the NH Wildlife Harvest Summary