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Overview

Introduction to Londonderry, New Hampshire

Londonderry, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 8 miles NE of Nashua, New Hampshire and 38 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town has a population of 23,236.

Londonderry History

Londonderry was originally known as Nutfield because the area was covered with nut trees. The town was settled in 1718 and chartered in 1722. The town received its name from Northern Ireland's city of Londonderry.

Londonderry and nearby Attractions

  • Nashua Historical Society Museum
  • Franco - American Center
  • Millyard Museum
  • Children's Metamorphosis Museum
  • Kingston State Park

Things To Do In Londonderry

Shopping centers in the area include Crossroads Mall Shopping Center and Appletree Mall Shopping Center. The Mammoth Green Golf Driving Range provides practice facilities to golfers. Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum, the Children's Museum of Portsmouth, the American Independence Museum, the Museum of New Hampshire History and the Henniker Historical Society Museum may prove interesting to those hoping to learn more about the area’s history.

Londonderry Transportation

Manchester Airport offers facilities for air transportation.

Londonderry Higher Education

Nearby institutions of higher education include New Hampshire College, Middlesex Community College, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Merrimack College and Bentley College.

People

Total Population 24,247
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 13,670
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 59.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.6%
Median Earnings25+ $52,834
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,008
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,142

Wealth

Median Family Income $109,085
% Above Poverty Level 97%
% Below Poverty Level 3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,253
Median House Value $280,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
US/American 0.4%
English 14.3%
Irish 24.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Londonderry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NE of Nashua, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rockingham
Standard Zip Codes 03053
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.865
Longitude -71.374

Londonderry 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 NASHUA 2 NNW
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Station MASSABESIC LAKE
Distance 8.3 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
Station HAVERHILL
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Derry 33,180 $80,816
Hudson 24,584 $95,139
Litchfield 8,329 $105,093
Merrimack 25,563 $104,357
Nashua 86,799 $80,793
Windham 13,943 $127,868

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Londonderry Public Libraries

Library
Leach Library
276 MAMMOTH ROAD
Londonderry, New Hampshire
(603) 432-1132
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Londonderry High Schools

LONDONDERRY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
295 MAMMOTH RD
603-432-6941
Serves 1,717 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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