NH Towns

Amherst

Amherst is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 11,201 at the 2010 census. Amherst is home to Ponemah Bog Wildlife Sanctuary, Hodgman State Forest, the Joe English Reservation and Baboosic Lake.

Atkinson

Atkinson is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 6,751 at the 2010 census.


Auburn

Auburn is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 4,953 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 5,158 in 2013.


Bedford

Bedford is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. The population was 21,203 at the 2010 census. As a suburb of Manchester, it’s an ideal option for commuting to the city.


Bow

Bow is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 7,519 at the 2010 census.

 

Brentwood

Brentwood is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 4,486. Brentwood has been the county seat of Rockingham County since 1997


Candia

Candia is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 3,909 at the 2010 census. The town includes the villages of Candia, Candia Four Corners and East Candia.

 

Chester

Chester is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 4,768 at the 2010 census. Chester once included Candia, set off in 1763. It may have been the first of the settlement grants by Massachusetts selected for expansion of growing populations in the seacoast.

 

Deerfield

Deerfield is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 4,280 at the 2010 census. Deerfield is home to the annual Deerfield Fair.


Derry

Derry is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 33,109 at the 2010 census. Although it is a town and not a city, Derry is the fourth most-populous community in the state.

 

Dover

Dover is a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 29,987 at the 2010 census, the largest in the New Hampshire Seacoast region. The population was estimated at 31,398 in 2017. It is the county seat of Strafford County, and home to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, the Woodman Institute Museum, and the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire.

 

Durham

Durham is a town in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 14,638 at the 2010 census. Durham is home to the University of New Hampshire. Situated beside Great Bay at the mouth of the Oyster River, Durham was originally called “Oyster River Plantation”. It was settled in 1635 by pioneers who traveled up the Piscataqua River and across Little Bay to settle at the falls of the Oyster River.

 

Epping

Epping is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 6,411 at the 2010 census. Durham is a town in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States.  A chronic quip about “Epping—the center of the universe” remains visible on bumper stickers. However, due to its location at the crossroads of Route 101 and Route 125, the town has indeed become a retail center serving the neighboring towns.

 

Exeter

Exeter is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 14,306 at the 2010 census and an estimated 15,082 in 2017. Exeter is situated where the Exeter River feeds the tidal Squamscott River and is named after the historic city in Devon, England.


Goffstown

Goffstown is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 17,651 at the 2010 census.

 

Hampton

Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 14,976 at the 2010 census. Located beside the Atlantic Ocean, Hampton is home to Hampton Beach, a summer tourist destination.


Hooksett

Hooksett is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 13,451 at the 2010 census. The town is located between Manchester, the state’s largest city, and Concord, the state capital.


Hudson

Hudson is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. It is located along the Massachusetts state line. The population was 24,467 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 24,645 in 2013.

 

Kensington

Kensington is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 2,124 at the 2010 census. Once a parish of Hampton, Kensington was incorporated in 1737 by New Hampshire Governor Jonathan Belcher. Of the 27 towns granted by Governor Belcher, only 3 were given names, one of which was Kensington, named for Baron Kensington, owner of Kensington Palace in London.

 

Litchfield

Litchfield is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 8,271 at the 2010 census.


Londonderry

Londonderry is a town in western Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The town is bordered on the north by the city of Manchester and on the east by the town of Derry. The population was 24,129 at the 2010 census.

 

Manchester

Manchester is the largest city in Northern New England and the heart of New Hampshire. It’s been known as an affordable city and one of the best metropolitan areas in terms of upward income mobility.


Merrimack

Merrimack is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 25,494 at the 2010 census, making it the eighth-largest municipality in New Hampshire.

 

Milford

Milford is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States, on the Souhegan River. The population was 15,115 at the 2010 census. It is the retail and manufacturing center of a six-town area known informally as the Souhegan Valley.

 

Mont Vernon

Mont Vernon is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 2,409 at the 2010 census.


Nashua

Nashua is a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, Nashua had a total population of 86,494, making it the second largest city in the state after Manchester.


New Boston

New Boston is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 5,321 at the 2010 census. New Boston is home to the annual Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair and the Molly Stark Cannon.

 

Newfields

Newfields is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 1,680 at the 2010 census. It is a quaint village of handsome old houses.

 

Newington

Newington is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 753 at the 2010 census. It is bounded to the west by Great Bay, northwest by Little Bay and northeast by the Piscataqua River. It is home to Portsmouth International Airport at Pease (formerly Pease Air Force Base), and to the New Hampshire National Guard. The 110-acre (45 ha) Old Town Center Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Newmarket

Newmarket is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 8,936 at the 2010 census.Some residents are students and employees at the nearby University of New Hampshire in Durham. For a while, the town was called “Lampreyville”. Newmarket was a center of the New England shipping trade with the West Indies, including importation of sugar.

 

North Hampton

North Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 4,301 at the 2010 census. While the majority of the town is inland, North Hampton includes a part of New Hampshire’s limited Atlantic seacoast.

 

Northwood

Northwood is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 4,241 at the 2010 census.The town has been a popular vacation spot, being home to nine lakes and many antique shops.


Pelham

Pelham is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 12,897 at the 2010 census.  

 

Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 21,233, and in 2017 the estimated population was 21,796. A historic seaport and popular summer tourist destination on the Piscataqua River bordering the state of Maine, Portsmouth was formerly the home of the Strategic Air Command’s Pease Air Force Base, since converted to Portsmouth International Airport at Pease.

 

Rochester

Rochester is a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 29,752, and in 2017 the estimated population was 30,797. The city includes the villages of East Rochester, Gonic, and North Rochester. Rochester is home to Skyhaven Airport.

 

Rye

Rye is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 5,298 at the 2010 census. The town is home to several state parks along the Atlantic coastline. The town includes four of the nine islands known as the Isles of Shoals, which lie approximately 10 miles (16 km) out from the mainland.


Salem

Salem is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 28,776 at the 2010 census.

 

Seabrook

Seabrook is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 8,693 at the 2010 census. Located at the southern end of the coast of New Hampshire on the border with Massachusetts, Seabrook is noted as the location of the Seabrook Nuclear Power Station, the third-most recently constructed nuclear power plant in the United States.

 

Stratham

Stratham is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The town had a population of 7,255 at the 2010 census, and an estimated population of 7,280 in 2013. It is bounded on the west by the Squamscott River. The town is the home of the only U.S. Lindt & Sprüngli factory and the headquarters of the Timberland Corporation.

 

Weare

Weare is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 8,785 at the 2010 census. It is close to two important New Hampshire cities, Manchester and Concord.

 

Windham

Windham is a suburban town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 13,592 at the 2010 census. The estimated population in 2015 was 14,439.