Concord has been rated one of the safest and best places to live - not only in New Hampshire, but in the country.
Situated on the Merrimack River in south central New Hampshire, Concord is the seat of Merrimack County as well as the state capital. Concord is 42 miles from New Hampshire's southern boundary and 135 miles from the northern boundary. Conveniently located, Concord is 18 miles north of the state's largest city, Manchester, and 70 miles north of Boston.
City of Concord - 64.1 square miles
Population – 42,620
Time Zone – Eastern
Area Code – 603
Average Temperature in January (coldest month) – 21.1 degrees F
Average Temperature in July (warmest month) – 70 degrees F
Average Annual Temperature – 45.9 degrees F
Average Annual Precipitation – 50.3 inches
Average Annual Snowfall – 65 inches
Elevation (at the State House) – 288 feet
Average home price - $237K
To learn more about Concord's surrounding communities click HERE (link to surrounding towns page).
With an area of 9,304 square miles, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, and the Canadian province of Quebec and the Atlantic Ocean border New Hampshire. The ninth of the original 13 states to ratify the Constitution, New Hampshire entered statehood on June 21, 1788. The state's highest point is Mt. Washington in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains at 6,288 feet; the lowest point is sea level. Nicknamed the Granite State, New Hampshire's state bird is the purple finch, the state flower is the purple lilac, the state tree is the white birch and the state fruit is the pumpkin. New Hampshire hosts the First in the Nation presidential primary.
Image of downtown Concord courtesy of Aerial Views of New Hampshire.