Introduction to Windham, New Hampshire

Windham, New Hampshire, in Rockingham county, is 8 miles E of Nashua, New Hampshire and 33 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Windham History

In 1719, Scottish immigrants became the first Europeans to settle in Windham. Prior to that, Pawtucket Indians inhabited the area. The Town of Windham was officially incorporated in 1742. It was named in honor of Sir Charles Wyndham, the 2nd Earl of Egremont. The town is located in Rockingham County, which was established in 1769.

Windham and nearby Attractions

  • Searles Castle
  • Cobbetts Pond
  • Canobie Lake Park
  • Windham Rail Trail
  • Children's Metamorphosis Museum
  • Lowell National Historical Park

Things To Do In Windham

Canobie Lake Park is a popular recreational spot among locals. The Children's Metamorphosis Museum is an interactive museum popular among kids. The town also offers easy access to the Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest, the Georgetown Rowley State Forest and Kingston State Park.

Windham Transportation

Logan International is the nearest major airport.

Windham Higher Education

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Northern Essex Community College and Merrimack College offer courses in higher education.

Windham Almanac

County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes3087
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.8
Approximate Longitude-71.3

Windham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance9.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
Distance10.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
Distance12.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Windham Public Libraries

Nesmith Library
Windham, New Hampshire
(603) 432-7154

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Windham Public Schools

Golden Brook Elementary School
112b Lowell Rd.
ZIP: 3087
(603) 898-9586
Total Enrollment 593
Windham Center School
2 Lowell Rd.
ZIP: 3087
(603) 432-7312
Total Enrollment 730
Windham High School
64 London Bridge Rd.
ZIP: 3087
(603) 537-2400
Total Enrollment 813
Windham Middle School
112a Lowell Rd.
ZIP: 3087
(603) 893-2636
Total Enrollment 701
Windham Preschool
21 Haverhill Rd.
ZIP: 3087
(603) 537-9737
Total Enrollment 19

Windham Private Schools

Kiddie Academy
156 Haverhill Rd
ZIP: 3087
Total Enrollment 8
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