Introduction to Peterborough, New Hampshire
Peterborough is in Hillsborough County and was named after the Earl of Peterborough. Hillsborough County became a part of New Hampshire in 1769. In 1771, the county was organized at Amherst.
Peterborough and nearby Attractions
- Bear Brook State Park
- Peterborough Historical Society Museum
- Greenfield State Park
- Silver Lake State Park
- Horatio Colony House Museum
- Miller State Park
Things To Do In Peterborough
Pillsbury State Park, Wendell State Forest, Fort Dummer State Park, Marshal State Forest and Rollins State Park are popular local attractions. Local churches include the All Saints Episcopal Church, Peterborough Unitarian Church and First Church of Christ.
Air transportation facilities are available from Manchester Airport.
Peterborough Higher Education
One can pursue higher education from Keene State College, New Hampshire College, Worcester State College and Fitchburg State College.