Set in northern New England, Manchester's prime location, inviting neighborhoods and natural scenery directly contribute to the quality of life we enjoy. Kayakers, skiers, bikers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts find playgrounds not just within city limits, but statewide. Tax-free shopping and dining in our world-class restaurants are also favorite pursuits. Less than one hour from pristine beaches, beautiful mountains, sparkling lakes and bustling Boston, finding something to do is easy - it's deciding just what to do that's tough.
Manchester is a welcoming city with a population of about 110,000. Manchester's neighborhoods are rooted in history and rich culture and are populated by connected and dedicated people. We're a big little town with plenty of space and the place that's just right for you.
Hooksett is a town located in Merrimack County, New Hampshire. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 11,721. Hooksett is situated on the Merrimack River in south-central New Hampshire. Interstate 93 connects Hooksett to the White Mountains and Boston. The town is located halfway between Manchester, New Hampshire and Concord, New Hampshire, the state capital. A prominent landmark is Robie's Country Store, a National Historic Landmark and a frequent stop for presidential candidates during the New Hampshire primary.
Bedford is a prime area for anyone considering buying a home. With its high standard of living, Bedford is known as a desirable place to live. Bedford is close to the city of Manchester which is known for its unique shops, the Verizon center, and is also home to the Manchester Monarchs, Fisher Cats, and Wolves. Located less than an hour's drive to Boston, Bedford is ideally situated close to both city and country life.
Although Derry, New Hampshire was first settled by Scottish-Irish families in 1719, Derry was not incorporated until 1827. It was for a long time part of Londonderry, which included Windham and portions of Manchester, Salem and Hudson. The town was named for the city of Derry, Northern Ireland, the Irish word "Doire" meaning "oak woods." The first potato planted in the United States was planted here in 1719.
Since July 1963 when Interstate Highway I-93 opened, the town has grown five-fold. The land that was once was pasture to a thousand cows is now the home to hundreds of apartment units. Once all of the shopping was done in the small stores on Broadway; now the many malls of Derry supply the needs and wants of Derry citizens. Each year more and more of Derry residents find employment within the industrial parks of the town. Children, who were educated in one of a dozen primitive one-room school houses; are now educated in well appointed modern schools with state-of-the-art technology in every classroom. Pinkerton Academy, the oldest private school in the nation, is also the largest such school in America.
Londonderry is a town in western Rockingham County, New Hampshire. The town is bordered on the north by the city of Manchester and on the east by the town of Derry. The population was 23,236 at the 2000 census. Londonderry is known for its apple orchards and is partial home to the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.
People come from all over the world to enjoy New Hampshire's White Mountains, picturesque sea shore, and our numerous lakes and rivers. Londonderry has tennis courts, several playgrounds, athletic fields and sports teams for all ages. There are 27 public and private golf courses in the area. The town also has an extensive conservation area with hiking trails
Goffstown is a scenic town with twin mountains, forested hills, winding rivers, and an attractive New England village center. Recreational opportunities, including hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, snowmobiling, skating, abound. In 1998 the town added a privately constructed championship public golf course to its assets.
The Town of Goffstown is located in Hillsborough County in the southern section of the State of New Hampshire. Goffstown is bordered by the following towns: Bedford, Dunbarton, Hooksett, Manchester, New Boston and Weare. Goffstown is only an hour from Boston, Massachusetts, and an hour from New Hampshire's White Mountains or seacoast. Its proximity to major north-south and east-west routes, the state's largest airport, and to southern New Hampshire's major municipalities and business centers makes it an attractive business location. Goffstown is a pleasant community in a convenient location; an enviable place to live or work.
Goffstown is also home to Saint Anselm College, a well respected, private college offering a liberal arts education in the Benedictine tradition. The college's Dana Center, open to the public, offers cultural events from September through May.
Merrimack is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 25,119 at the 2000 census, making it the eighth-largest municipality in New Hampshire. There are four villages in the town: Merrimack Village (formerly known as Souhegan Village), Thornton's Ferry, Reed's Ferry, and South Merrimack.
Merrimack is a one hour commute from Boston, one hour from the seacoast, and one hour from the mountains, placing this thriving community of approximately 27,000 people right in the heart of it all. It is a town rich in history. For example, Matthew Thornton, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, called Merrimack home.