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Overview

Introduction to Rindge, New Hampshire

Rindge, New Hampshire, in Cheshire county, is 27 miles W of Nashua, New Hampshire and 55 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town’s population is approximately 5,451.

Rindge History

The town was initially known as Rowley and was a part of Canada. New Hampshire Governor Benning Wentworth incorporated the town as South Monadnock in 1749. The town is named in honor of Captain Daniel Rindge.

Rindge and nearby Attractions

  • Rindge Historical Society
  • Cathedral of the Pines
  • The Rindge Meeting House
  • Annett Wayside Park
  • Mariposa Museum of World Culture

Things To Do In Rindge

Rindge offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, including hiking and camping at Annett State Forest and Lake Monomonac. The Rindge Meeting House is one of the largest town meeting houses in New England and is the site of various community events.

Rindge Transportation

Logan International is the nearest major airport.

Rindge Higher Education

Franklin Pierce College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Mount Wachusett Community College, Fitchburg State College and Keene State College.

People

Total Population 5,907
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,669
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.5%
Median Earnings25+ $40,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,431
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,327

Wealth

Median Family Income $87,426
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 12.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.6%
Median Gross Rent $992
Median House Value $230,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 17.2%
Irish 19%

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

Rindge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Nashua, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Cheshire
Standard Zip Codes 03461
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.751
Longitude -72.01

Rindge 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 PETERBORO 2 S
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station BIRCH HILL DAM
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station BARRE FALLS DAM
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fitzwilliam 2,518 $83,147
Jaffrey 5,371 $73,654
New Ipswich 5,145 $91,776
Peterborough 6,406 $90,321
Sharon 359 $92,500
Temple 1,489 $93,676

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

Rindge Public Libraries

Library
Ingalls Memorial Library
252 MAIN STREET
Rindge, New Hampshire
(603) 899-3303

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