Introduction to Raymond, New Hampshire
Raymond was originally a parish of Chester and was settled by families from Exeter. It was known as Freetown because of the easy availability of wood from pine trees. Officially incorporated in 1764 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, Raymond is believed to have been named after Captain William Raymond.
Raymond and nearby Attractions
- Raymond Historical Society & Museum
- Pawtuckaway State Park and Campground
- Charmingfare Farm
- Currier Museum of Art
Things To Do In Raymond
Raymond offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The Pawtuckaway State Park and Campground provides facilities for hiking, fishing and camping. The Raymond Historical Society provides insight into the area’s history.
Air transportation is available from Manchester Airport.
Raymond Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are available from the University of New Hampshire, Northern Essex Community College, New Hampshire College and Merrimack College.