Concord NH | Lifestyle Profile

Concord, NH Town Profile & Lifestyle Comparison

Concord is the capital of New Hampshire. It is a large city located in Merrimack County. First settled in 1659, the area was originally named Penacook. Today there are many villages in Concord including Penacook, Concord Heights, East Concord, West Concord, Riverhill, Curtisville, and Diamond Hill. Concord has many attractions, events, and recreational activities.

Land Area: 64.2 sq. mi.

Inland Water Area: 3.2 sq. mi.

Schools: Beaver Meadow School, Broken Ground School, Conant Elementary School, Concord High School, Eastman School, Kimball School, Merrimack Valley High School, Merrimack Valley Middle School, Penacook Elementary School, Rumford School, and many private schools

Town Office: 225-8595

Public Library: 45 Green StreetTown Website:

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Rec. Facilities: Beach/waterfront recreation area, Municipal parks, Golf courses, Tennis courts, Ice skating rink, Bowling, Museums, Cinemas, Campgrounds, Boating, Fishing, Hunting, Snowmobile trails, Bicycle trails, Cross-country skiing, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (planetarium).