Introduction to Hopkinton, New Hampshire

Hopkinton, New Hampshire, in Merrimack county, is 17 miles NW of Manchester, New Hampshire and 65 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Hopkinton History

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.

Hopkinton Transportation

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.

Hopkinton Almanac

County Merrimack County
Standard Zip Codes03229
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.22
Approximate Longitude-71.71

Hopkinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip47.2 inches
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp6 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip42.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Hopkinton Public Schools

Harold Martin School
271 Main St.
ZIP: 3229
(603) 746-3473
Total Enrollment 249
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