Introduction to Sandown, New Hampshire

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

Sandown History

Sandown was once a part of Kingston. Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth incorporated it as a separate town in 1756.

Sandown and nearby Attractions

  • Sandown Historical Society & Museum
  • Kingston State Park
  • Robert Frost Farm
  • Charles Bartlett House
  • Children’s Metamorphosis Farm
  • Sandown Meeting House

Things To Do In Sandown

Sandown offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including the Children’s Metamorphosis Farm. The Sandown Historical Society and Museum provides insight into the area’s history. The Sandown Meeting House is an excellent example of early New England architecture.

Sandown Transportation

Manchester Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Sandown Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Northern Essex Community College, Merrimack College, New Hampshire College and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Sandown Almanac

County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes03873
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.92
Approximate Longitude-71.18

Sandown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance9 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
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.8 inches
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Sandown Public Libraries

Sandown Public Library
Sandown, New Hampshire
(603) 887-3428

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Sandown Public Schools

Sandown Central School
295 Main St.
ZIP: 3873
(603) 887-3648
Total Enrollment 139
Sandown North Elementary School
23 Stagecoach Rd.
ZIP: 3873
(603) 887-8505
Total Enrollment 269

Sandown Private Schools

Jiminy Cricket School
89 North Rd
ZIP: 3873
Total Enrollment 10
Little Patriots Preschool
323 Main St
ZIP: 3873
Total Enrollment 20
Playmates Learning Center
56 North Rd
ZIP: 3873
Total Enrollment 10
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