Introduction to Hooksett, New Hampshire
Hooksett was incorporated as a town in 1822. The town was named after a bend in the Merrimack River. It is located in Merrimack County, which was founded in 1823 and named after the Merrimack River.
Hooksett and nearby Attractions
- Hooksett Plaza Shopping Center
- Currier Museum of Art
- Bear Brook State Park
- Kaleidoscope Children's Museum
- Canterbury Shaker Village
- Curtiss Dogwood Natural Area
Things To Do In Hooksett
Hooksett provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum, the Sandown Historical Society Museum, the Currier Museum of Art and the Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum. The Bear Brook State Park, Rollins State Park and the Curtis Dogwood Natural Area are popular area spots as well.
Pease International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Hooksett Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at New Hampshire College, Northern Essex Community College and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.