Introduction to Somersworth, New Hampshire
The town was originally known as Sligo, named after a town in Ireland. In 1729, the town was organized as the parish of Summersworth. The town was officially incorporated as Great Falls in 1754. In 1893, the town was reincorporated as a city and received its present name because of a clerical error.
Somersworth and nearby Attractions
- Summersworth Historical Society Museum
- Vaughan Woods State Park
- Hamilton House
- Ledges Golf Course
Things To Do In Somersworth
Somersworth offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including the Splashtown Amusement Park and Gosling Meadows. The area has numerous parks as well, including Vaughan Woods State Park, which offers outdoor camping sites and hiking trails.
Pease International Airport is nearby.
Somersworth Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are available from the University of New Hampshire, the University of New England-University Campus, Northern Essex Community College and Saint Joseph’s College.