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Overview

Introduction to Plymouth, New Hampshire

Plymouth, New Hampshire, in Grafton county, is 54 miles N of Manchester, New Hampshire and 101 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Plymouth History

Plymouth was originally a village of the Abenaki Indians, which was destroyed by Captain Thomas Baker in 1712. Located in Pemigewasset Valley, it was initially known as New Plymouth, after the original colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts. Plymouth was officially incorporated in 1763, as parts of Hebron and Campton were later annexed in 1845 and 1860.

Plymouth and nearby Attractions

  • Plymouth Historical Museum
  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
  • Boy Scout Fountain on the Common
  • Fox Park

Things To Do In Plymouth

Plymouth offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including Fox Park and Langdon Beach. The Plymouth Historical Museum was once Plymouth’s courthouse. The Polar Caves is also a popular tourist attraction.

Plymouth Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available from Manchester Airport.

Plymouth Higher Education

Plymouth State College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Dartmouth College, New Hampshire College and the University of New Hampshire.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,659
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens11.6%
Employed Population 16+3,123
Age of the Population22

Families

% of people married24.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.5%
Median Earnings25+$43,808
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,731

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,571
% Above Poverty Level79.5%
% Below Poverty Level20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work30.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$838
Median House Value$177,900

Ancestry

Irish24.8%
English17.8%
French Except Basque15.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
Italian10.8%
German8.5%
Canadian5.9%
Scottish4.1%
Arab3.5%
Dutch2.1%
African1.8%
Swedish1.7%
Cape Verdean1.6%
Polish1.5%
Ukrainian1.3%
Slovak1.1%
Norwegian1%
Portuguese0.8%
Romanian0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.5%
Greek0.3%
Austrian0.3%
West Indian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
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Plymouth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grafton County
Standard Zip Codes3264
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.73
Approximate Longitude-71.69

Plymouth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPLYMOUTH
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp5 to 29 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp53 to 80 F
Oct Temp32 to 59 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches
StationLAKEPORT 2
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches
StationFRANKLIN FALLS DAM
Distance20.2 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
Ashland2,159$50,732
Campton3,303$88,281
Hebron582$70,938
Holderness2,395$70,795
Rumney1,644$53,000
Thornton2,007$70,688

Plymouth Public Libraries

Pease Public Library
1 RUSSELL STREET
Plymouth, New Hampshire
(603) 536-2616
Bridgewater Public Library
1032 RIVER ROAD
Plymouth, New Hampshire
(603) 968-7911

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Plymouth Hospitals

Speare Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
16 Hospital Road
(603) 536-1120

Plymouth Public Schools

Mountain Village Charter School
13 Nh Route 25
ZIP: 3264
(603) 271-2079
Primary
Total Enrollment 37
Plymouth Elementary School
43 Old Ward Brg. Rd.
ZIP: 3264
(603) 536-1152
Primary
Total Enrollment 447
Plymouth Regional High School
86 Old Ward Brg. Rd.
ZIP: 3264
(603) 536-1444
High
Total Enrollment 678

Plymouth Private Schools

Calvary Christian School
115 Yeaton Rd
ZIP: 3264
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
Mount Prospect Academy
350 Main St
ZIP: 3264
Secondary
Total Enrollment 73
Plymouth State University Cd & Fc
35 Langdon St
ZIP: 3264
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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Historic Plymouth

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Pemigewasset House between 1900 and 1909

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Pemigewasset House between 1900 and 1909

Pemigewasset House between 1900 and 1909

Pemigewasset House between 1900 and 1909

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