Introduction to Merrimack, New Hampshire

Merrimack, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough county, is 7 miles N of Nashua, New Hampshire and 41 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Merrimack History

The community was originally settled in by Europeans in the late 17th century. At that time, the area was in dispute between the Massachusetts Bay Colony and the Province of New Empire. In 1746, the community was officially incorporated. It was named after the Merrimack River.

Merrimack and nearby Attractions

  • Millyard Museum
  • Nashua Historical Society Museum
  • Marshall State Forest
  • Currier Museum of Art
  • Clough State Park
  • Greenfield State Forest

Things To Do In Merrimack

The area has several parks, including the Veterans Memorial Park, Wasseman Park and Kids Kove, which all offer a number of recreational facilities. Local churches include the First Congregational Church, the South Merrimack Congregational Church, the Faith Episcopal Church and Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. Pennichuck Square Shopping Center, The Commons Shopping Center and the Merrimack Village Mall provide shopping opportunities to the residents of Merrimack.

Merrimack Transportation

Flights are available from Manchester Airport.

Merrimack Higher Education

Thomas More College of Arts is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include New Hampshire College, Fitchburg State College, Merrimack College, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and Northern Essex Community College.

Merrimack Almanac

County Hillsborough County
Standard Zip Codes03054
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.85
Approximate Longitude-71.52

Merrimack Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
Distance9.5 miles
Jan Temp5 to 32 F
Apr Temp29 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 82 F
Oct Temp32 to 61 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches
Distance19.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Merrimack Public Libraries

Merrimack Public Library
Merrimack, New Hampshire
(603) 424-5021

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Merrimack Public Schools

Gate City Charter School For The Arts
7 Henry Clay Dr
ZIP: 3054
(603) 943-5273
Total Enrollment 138
James Mastricola Elementary School
7 School St.
ZIP: 3054
(603) 424-6218
Total Enrollment 436
James Mastricola Upper Elementary School
26 Baboosic Lake Rd.
ZIP: 3054
(603) 424-6221
Total Enrollment 604
Merrimack High School
38 Mcelwain St.
ZIP: 3054
(603) 424-6204
Total Enrollment 1295
Merrimack Middle School
31 Madeline Bennett Ln.
ZIP: 3054
(603) 424-6289
Total Enrollment 592
Reeds Ferry School
15 Lyons Rd.
ZIP: 3054
(603) 424-6215
Total Enrollment 530
Thorntons Ferry School
134 Camp Sargent Rd.
ZIP: 3054
(603) 889-1577
Total Enrollment 438

Merrimack Private Schools

Brentwood School
1 Brentwood Dr
ZIP: 3054
Total Enrollment 25
Grace Christian School
67 Bedford Rd
ZIP: 3054
Total Enrollment 16
Kindercare Learning Center
325 Daniel Webster Hwy
ZIP: 3054
Total Enrollment 9
Kindercare Learning Center
4 Continental Blvd
ZIP: 3054
Total Enrollment 12
Lisa's Tippy Toes Day Care & Learning Center
33 Baboosic Lake Rd
ZIP: 3054
Total Enrollment 13
Merrimack Pta Kindergarten & Preschool
10 Depot St
ZIP: 3054
Total Enrollment 10
South Merrimack Christian Academy
517 Boston Post Rd
ZIP: 3054
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 246
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