Introduction to Seabrook, New Hampshire

Seabrook, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 13 miles NE of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 38 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The town contains a population of approximately 7,934.

Seabrook History

Located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and bordering Massachusetts, the town of Seabrook is named after the Seabrook River. It was incorporated as a town in 1768. The Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant was established in the town in 1986.

Seabrook and nearby Attractions

  • Seabrook Greyhound Park
  • Tuck Museum
  • American Independence Museum
  • Seacoast Fire Museum
  • Child At Heart Art Gallery

Things To Do In Seabrook

The Bartlett Museum, the Tuck Museum, the Seacoast Fire Museum and the American Independence Museum are popular among those wishing to learn more about the area’s history. The Seabrook Greyhound Park is a greyhound racing track and a very popular attraction in the town. Seabrook also organizes a number of recreational events and festivals throughout the year.

Seabrook Transportation

Pease International is the nearest major airport.

Seabrook Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Northern Essex Community College, the University of New Hampshire, North Shore Community College and Merrimack College.


Total Population 8,747
Male Share of the Population 52.7%
Female Share of the Population 47.3%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,332
Age of the Population 49


% of people married 51.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.8%
Median Earnings25+ $35,891
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,905
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,225


Median Family Income $59,231
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $946
Median House Value $267,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
US/American 0.2%
English 17%
Irish 34.1%

Seabrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NE of Haverhill, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rockingham
Standard Zip Codes 03874
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.894
Longitude -70.871

Seabrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.8 inches
Station EPPING
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Exeter 14,434 $96,538
Hampton 15,073 $94,489
Hampton Falls 2,307 $122,946
Kensington 2,055 $116,538
North Hampton 4,344 $107,411
South Hampton 799 $103,750

Seabrook Public Libraries

Seabrook Library
Seabrook, New Hampshire
(603) 474-2044
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