Introduction to Barrington, New Hampshire
Barrington is in Stafford County. It was incorporated in 1722. The town got its name from Samuel Shute of Barrington Hall. Shute was also the colonial governor of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Initially, the community was made up of two grants- Barrington and Stafford, but they were separated in 1820.
Barrington and nearby Attractions
- John Paul Jones House Museum
- Vaughan Woods State Park
- Tuck Museum
- New Hampshire Farm Museum
- Warner House
- Odiorne State Park
Things To Do In Barrington
While in Barrington, one can visit several parks like the Rye Harbor State Park, the Bear Brooke State Park, the Wallis Sands State Park and the North Hampton State Park. The Nippo Lake Golf Club provides excellent facilities for golfers. Some of the local churches include Gerrish Chapel, Canaan Chapel, First Congregational Church and the Chapel of the Nativity.
Air transportation facilities are available from Manchester Airport.
Barrington Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at the University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire College, the University of New England-University Campus and Merrimack College.