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Overview

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,231
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens8.9%
Employed Population 16+3,781
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29%
Median Earnings25+$48,801
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$72,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$50,718

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,720
% Above Poverty Level95.4%
% Below Poverty Level4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone15.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,279
Median House Value$266,000

Ancestry

Irish28.1%
Italian24.6%
French Except Basque18.1%
English13%
Canadian12.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.6%
Polish5.5%
German5%
Scottish3.4%
Welsh2.4%
Russian1.7%
Portuguese1.1%
Swedish0.8%
Slovak0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Swiss0.1%
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Sandown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3873
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.92
Approximate Longitude-71.18

Sandown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationEPPING
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
StationHAVERHILL
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
StationGREENLAND
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
Atkinson6,829$121,906
Chester4,866$123,266
Danville4,447$97,800
Fremont4,505$99,569
Hampstead8,553$107,694
Kingston6,099$91,797

Sandown Public Libraries

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

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Sandown Public Schools

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

Sandown Private Schools

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