Introduction to Newmarket, New Hampshire
Newmarket began as Exeter's parish. It was incorporated in 1727 and officially recognized as a town in 1737. It is said that the town derived its name from Newmarket in Suffolk, England. The Lamprey River runs through the city as well.
Newmarket and nearby Attractions
- American Independence Museum
- John Paul Jones House Museum
- Tuck Museum
- Wallis Sands State Park
- Seacoast Science Center
- Odiorne State Park
Things To Do In Newmarket
There are numerous parks in the area which offers multiple facilities for recreation, including Hampton Beach State Park, Odiorne State Park, Vaughan Woods State Park and Rye Harbor State Park. Some of the local churches include Newmarket Congregational Church and Newmarket Community Church. The town hosts the Heritage Festival every September.
Fights are available from Manchester Airport.
Newmarket Higher Education
Local institutions offering higher education are Merrimack College, the University of New Hampshire, Salem State College and Northern Essex Community College.