Introduction to Pembroke, New Hampshire

Pembroke, New Hampshire, in Merrimack county, is 10 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire and 58 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Pembroke History

Pembroke was originally known as "Lovewell’s Town," and was first granted charter in 1728. The town was named after Captain John Lovewell. The city was then renamed Suncook. Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth incorporated the town in 1759.

Pembroke and nearby Attractions

  • New Hampshire Historical Society
  • Clough State Park
  • Henniker Historical Society Museum
  • Bear Brook State Park
  • Rollins State Park
  • Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum

Things To Do In Pembroke

Hillside Baptist Church and Saint Michael’s Church are the local houses of worship. Cardigan State Park, Rhododendron State Park, Wellington State Park and Greenfield State Park offer multiple recreational opportunities to the residents of Pembroke. Those interested in the region’s history should visit the American Independence Museum, the Children’s Museum of Portsmouth and the Museum of Printing.

Pembroke Transportation

Manchester Airport offers facilities for air transportation.

Pembroke Higher Education

Higher education is provided by institutions like New Hampshire College, Merrimack College, Fitchburg State College and the University of New Hampshire.

Pembroke Almanac

County Merrimack County
Standard Zip Codes03275
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.13
Approximate Longitude-71.45

Pembroke Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip37.6 inches
Distance11.7 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
Distance17.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Pembroke Public Libraries

Pembroke Town Library
Pembroke, New Hampshire
(603) 485-7851

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Pembroke Public Schools

Pembroke Academy
209 Academy Rd.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-7881
Total Enrollment 851
Pembroke Hill School
300 Belanger Dr.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-9000
Total Enrollment 250
Pembroke Village School
30 High St.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-1807
Total Enrollment 161
Strong Foundations Charter School
715 Riverwood Dr.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 225-2715
Total Enrollment 211
Three Rivers School
243 Academy Rd.
ZIP: 3275
(603) 485-9539
Total Enrollment 331

Pembroke Private Schools

First Choice For Children
304 Pembroke St
ZIP: 3275
Total Enrollment 2
Green Valley School
389 Pembroke St
ZIP: 3275
Total Enrollment 41
Institute For Learning
321 Pembroke St
ZIP: 3275
Total Enrollment 6
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