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.


Total Population 5,958
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 10.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,593
Age of the Population 28


% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.7%
Median Earnings25+ $37,419
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $42,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,855


Median Family Income $76,468
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%


People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,238
Median House Value $229,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 15.1%
Irish 21.7%

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


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

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
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
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 2,454 $79,000
Jaffrey 5,416 $71,604
New Ipswich 5,123 $83,929
Peterborough 6,387 $87,833
Sharon 320 $93,125
Temple 1,594 $67,917

Rindge Public Libraries

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

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