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Overview

Introduction to Stratham, New Hampshire

Stratham, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 19 miles NE of Haverhill, Massachusetts and 46 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts.

Stratham History

The Pennacook Indians originally knew this area as Winnicutt. The town was also known as Squamscott Peak or Point of Rocks due to its location between Great Bay and the Squamscott River. Governor Samuel Shute officially incorporated Stratham in 1716. The town was named after the town of Streatham, England.

Stratham and nearby Attractions

  • Sandy Point Discovery Center
  • American Independence Museum
  • Moses - Kent House Museum
  • National Horseracing Museum
  • Strawberry Banke Museum
  • Charmingfare Farm

Things To Do In Stratham

The Strawberry Banke Museum, the American Independence Museum and the Moses-Kent House Museum provide insight into the history of this area. The Sandy Point Discovery Center is also worth visiting. The city has hiking trails to Stratham Hill and a number of state parks as well. The Fox Run Mall and Newington Mall provide excellent shopping facilities.

Stratham Transportation

Air transport facilities are available at Pease International Airport.

Stratham Higher Education

The University of New Hampshire, Northern Essex Community College, Merrimack College and North Shore Community College are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,361
Male Share of the Population54.8%
Female Share of the Population45.2%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+3,755
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married68.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63%
Median Earnings25+$65,086
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,827

Wealth

Median Family Income$124,848
% Above Poverty Level99.7%
% Below Poverty Level0.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home12.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone18.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,503
Median House Value$376,300

Ancestry

Irish23.7%
English23.5%
Italian11.8%
German9.4%
French Except Basque8.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.9%
Polish6.6%
Canadian5.2%
Scottish5%
Swedish3.2%
Norwegian3%
Greek3%
Russian1.5%
Welsh1.4%
Hungarian1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Ukrainian0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Czech0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
US/American0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Stratham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3885
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.02
Approximate Longitude-70.91

Stratham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGREENLAND
Distance4.1 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
StationEPPING
Distance8.6 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
StationDURHAM
Distance8.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Exeter14,562$92,866
Greenland3,783$104,591
Newfields1,526$125,417
Newington839$110,000
Newmarket8,928$94,137
North Hampton4,384$107,115

Stratham Public Libraries

Wiggin Memorial Library
10 BUNKER HILL AVE.
Stratham, New Hampshire
(603) 772-4346

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Stratham Public Schools

Stratham Memorial School
39 Gifford Farm Rd.
ZIP: 3885
(603) 772-5413
Primary
Total Enrollment 593
Cooperative Middle School
100 Academic Way
ZIP: 3885
(603) 775-8700
Middle
Total Enrollment 1359

Stratham Private Schools

Acorn School
136 Winnicut Rd
ZIP: 3885
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
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