Introduction to Hopkinton, New Hampshire
Hopkinton was originally inhabited by the Pennacook Indians. The Colonial Governor Jonathan Belcher granted the land to settlers from Hopkinton, Massachusetts in 1735. Early settlers named the town New Hopkinton. It was incorporated by Governor Benning Wentworth in 1765.
Hopkinton and nearby Attractions
- Hopkinton - Everett Lakes
- Little Nature Museum
- Kaleidoscope Children's Museum
- Clough State Park
- Museum Of New Hampshire History
- Franklin Pierce Homestead
Things To Do In Hopkinton
Hopkinton has several parks, including the Drew Lake Recreation Area, the Elm Brook Recreation Area and the Stumpfield-Mudgett Recreation Area. The First Congregational Church, Saint Mary's Church and Saint Andrews Episcopal Church are the local churches. The Duston Country Club provides excellent facilities for golfers, while book lovers can visit the New Hampshire Antiquarian Society Library, the William H. Long Memorial Library or the Bates Library. The town hosts the Hopkinton State Fair every year during the Labor Day weekend.
Air transportation facilities are available at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.
Hopkinton Higher Education
One can pursue higher education at New Hampshire College, Keene State College and Plymouth State College.