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Overview

Introduction to Rindge, New Hampshire

Rindge, New Hampshire, in Cheshire county, is 27 miles W of Nashua, New Hampshire and 55 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Rindge History

The town was initially known as Rowley and was a part of Canada. New Hampshire Governor Benning Wentworth incorporated the town as South Monadnock in 1749. The town is named in honor of Captain Daniel Rindge.

Rindge and nearby Attractions

  • Rindge Historical Society
  • Cathedral of the Pines
  • The Rindge Meeting House
  • Annett Wayside Park
  • Mariposa Museum of World Culture

Things To Do In Rindge

Rindge offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, including hiking and camping at Annett State Forest and Lake Monomonac. The Rindge Meeting House is one of the largest town meeting houses in New England and is the site of various community events.

Rindge Transportation

Logan International is the nearest major airport.

Rindge Higher Education

Franklin Pierce College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Mount Wachusett Community College, Fitchburg State College and Keene State College.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,907
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+2,543
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married49.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.3%
Median Earnings25+$40,056
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,906
Median Earnings With High School Degree$43,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$86,793
% Above Poverty Level91.2%
% Below Poverty Level8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home16%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone18%
Median Gross Rent$1,102
Median House Value$225,900

Ancestry

Irish19.3%
English16.2%
Italian11.9%
French Except Basque11.7%
German11.1%
Finnish10.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.5%
Canadian7.1%
Polish4.9%
Scottish4.6%
Swedish2.2%
Portuguese2.1%
Russian1.1%
Swiss0.6%
Dutch0.5%
African0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Greek0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Maltese0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Senegalese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
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Rindge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cheshire County
Standard Zip Codes3461
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.75
Approximate Longitude-72.01

Rindge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPETERBORO 2 S
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp9 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationBARRE FALLS DAM
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fitzwilliam2,392$79,432
Jaffrey5,337$77,478
New Ipswich5,155$95,417
Peterborough6,451$92,875
Sharon328$78,750
Temple1,509$96,765

Rindge Public Libraries

Ingalls Memorial Library
203 MAIN STREET
Rindge, New Hampshire
(603) 899-3303

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Rindge Public Schools

Rindge Memorial School
45 School St.
ZIP: 3461
(603) 899-3363
Primary
Total Enrollment 385

Rindge Private Schools

Hampshire Country School
28 Patey Cir
ZIP: 3461
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 22
Heritage Christian School
13 North St
ZIP: 3461
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 78
The Meeting School
120 Thomas Rd
ZIP: 3461
Secondary
Total Enrollment 1
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