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 – 43,019
Time Zone – Eastern
Area Code – 603
Average Temperature in January (coldest month) – 22 degrees F
Average Temperature in July (warmest month) – 70 degrees F
Average Annual Temperature – 46.3 degrees F
Average Annual Precipitation – 44 inches
Average Annual Snowfall – 62 inches
Elevation (at the State House) – 288 feet
Average home price - $275K
For more information about Concord, New Hampshire and surrounding communities in the Capital region, including statistics like population, land area, tax rates, median household income, average real estate values and municipal information, visit our surrounding towns web 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 has hosted the First in the Nation presidential primary for more than a century.
New Hampshire is the No. 6 best state to raise a family! 🏡 @wallethub finds that NH is one of the top states for families across key metrics of health and safety, affordability and more. #ChooseNH https://t.co/o7LQrFXUxT pic.twitter.com/h9V3GxXXF9— NH Economy (@NHEconomy) January 25, 2021
Image of downtown Concord courtesy of Aerial Views of New Hampshire.