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Overview

Introduction to Barrington, New Hampshire

Barrington, New Hampshire, in Strafford county, is 25 miles NE of Manchester, New Hampshire and 59 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Barrington History

Barrington is in Stafford County. It was incorporated in 1722. The town got its name from Samuel Shute of Barrington Hall. Shute was also the colonial governor of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Initially, the community was made up of two grants- Barrington and Stafford, but they were separated in 1820.

Barrington and nearby Attractions

  • John Paul Jones House Museum
  • Vaughan Woods State Park
  • Tuck Museum
  • New Hampshire Farm Museum
  • Warner House
  • Odiorne State Park

Things To Do In Barrington

While in Barrington, one can visit several parks like the Rye Harbor State Park, the Bear Brooke State Park, the Wallis Sands State Park and the North Hampton State Park. The Nippo Lake Golf Club provides excellent facilities for golfers. Some of the local churches include Gerrish Chapel, Canaan Chapel, First Congregational Church and the Chapel of the Nativity.

Barrington Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available from Manchester Airport.

Barrington Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at the University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire College, the University of New England-University Campus and Merrimack College.

People

Total Population 8,749
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,771
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 60.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $97,869
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,140
Median House Value $250,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0%
English 23.5%
Irish 27.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Barrington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Strafford
Standard Zip Codes 03825
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.222
Longitude -71.047

Barrington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DURHAM
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station SANFORD 2 NNW
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station MASSABESIC LAKE
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 32 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Durham 15,669 $120,039
Lee 4,363 $101,869
Madbury 1,858 $113,214
Northwood 4,271 $85,338
Nottingham 4,878 $101,446
Rochester 29,954 $59,519

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Barrington Public Libraries

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Barrington Public Library
39 PROVINCE LANE
Barrington, New Hampshire
(603) 664-9715
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