The village of Chocorua is located within the town of Tamworth in the County of Carroll. Road route no. 16 and 113 bisect the town. Chocorua is located to the south of Mount Chocorua and the Lake of the same name. The lake in the area attracts a large number of local visitors.
Tourism is an important part of the local economic activity apart from agriculture and other trade related activities. A few notable people who live in the town are W. James, H. Richardson and P.S. Mowrer.