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Overview

Introduction to Kingston, New Hampshire

Kingston, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 11 miles N of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 40 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Kingston History

Kingston was originally a part of Hampton. The area was once inhabited by Native Americans. It was permanently settled after the King's War. King William of England established Kingstown as a separate town in 1694. The town is located in Rockingham County, which was founded in 1771 and was named in honor of Charles Watson-Wentworth, the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham.

Kingston and nearby Attractions

  • Country Shore Camping Area
  • Kingston State Park
  • Mystery Hill - America's Stonehenge
  • Rock Rimmon State Forest
  • American Independence Museum
  • Sandown Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Kingston

Kingston is home to the Kingston State Park and Webster Natural Area. The Nichols Memorial Library is an ideal destination for those who enjoy reading. The Country Shore Camping Area is also a popular tourist destination. The American Independence Museum, the Sandown Historical Society Museum and the Bartlett Museum are nearby as well.

Kingston Transportation

Pease International Airport is nearby.

Kingston Higher Education

Northern Essex Community College, the University of New Hampshire and Merrimack College are all in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,099
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+3,451
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married52.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.5%
Median Earnings25+$46,343
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$43,900

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,797
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone19.6%
Median Gross Rent$963
Median House Value$256,700

Ancestry

Irish24.7%
English21.8%
French Except Basque14.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.7%
German9.8%
Canadian9.4%
Italian8.6%
Scottish5.2%
Greek4.4%
Polish3.3%
Portuguese2.8%
Russian2%
Swedish1.2%
Ukrainian1.1%
Romanian0.8%
Lithuanian0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Czech0.6%
Welsh0.4%
US/American0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
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Kingston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3848
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.93
Approximate Longitude-71.05

Kingston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationEPPING
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationDURHAM
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationMIDDLETON
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brentwood4,686$119,023
Danville4,447$97,800
East Kingston2,406$104,432
Fremont4,505$99,569
Kensington2,157$120,040
Newton4,787$108,125

Kingston Public Libraries

Kingston Community Library
2 LIBRARY LANE
Kingston, New Hampshire
(603) 642-3521

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Kingston Public Schools

Daniel J. Bakie School
179 Main St.
ZIP: 3848
(603) 642-5272
Primary
Total Enrollment 362
Sanborn Regional High School
17 Danville Rd.
ZIP: 3848
(603) 642-3341
High
Total Enrollment 684
Seacoast Charter School
13 Church St.
ZIP: 3848
(603) 642-8400
Primary
Total Enrollment 247

Kingston Private Schools

Kingston Children's Center
12 Church St
ZIP: 3848
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Story Book Station Day School
43 Church St
ZIP: 3848
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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