Concord, New Hampshire

Concord: The capital of New Hampshire. It is located on the Merrimack River in the southeastern part of the state. Concord is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the New Hampshire State House and the Concord Public Library.

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Concord is a city located in the county of Merrimack in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 42,695 and a population density of 245 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 43,924 inhabitants.

The city was created 291 years ago in 1732.

Concord, New Hampshire is the capital city of New Hampshire. It’s home to the State House, a gold-domed building dating from 1819. There’s also a visitor center and Hall of Flags. Music, comedy, dance and theater are staged at the Capitol Center for the Arts. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a science museum with interactive space-themed exhibits and a planetarium. The Susan N. McLane Audubon Center has trails and wildlife.

Concord is located in Merrimack County in central New Hampshire, United States, on the Merrimack River about 8 miles (13 km) south of its confluence with the Piscataqua River and 24 miles (39 km) north of Boston, Massachusetts. Concord's population was 43,383 at the 2000 census. It is home to Concord Hospital, which is part of Partners HealthCare System.

 Concord is a great place to visit. The city is home to the State House, which was built in 1819 and has a gold dome on top. Inside, there's a visitor center and Hall of Flags where you can see all the flags from countries that have had an ambassador from New Hampshire. The Capitol Center for the Arts is a great place to catch music, comedy and dance performances. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a science museum with interactive space-themed exhibits and a planetarium. 

The Susan N. McLane Audubon Center has trails and wildlife displays where you can learn more about local plants and animals. The elevation in Concord is 88 meters (288 feet) above sea level, so make sure you pack some warm clothes if you plan on visiting during winter months!

The town motto, "Concordia res parvae crescunt", is attributed to famous native son Daniel Webster (1802–1852), who was born in North Bow (now Merrimac). Concord is home to numerous parks and nature areas within its borders and beyond—including some regional parks—including Barrett Park and several conservation areas. 

Concord locator map
Location of Concord on New Hampshire map.

Quick Facts about Concord

Population : 43,924 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
County : Merrimack County
Phone Area Codes : 603
Area : 174.02 km2
Official name : Concord
Altitude : 289 feet / 88 meters
Capital city : Concord is capital of Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Establishment : January 01, 1733 (291 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 03:08:00 (25th February 2024)
Postal code : 03301
Density : 252 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.8% (2010-2020)
Downtown Concord  NH image
Downtown Concord NH
Downtown Concord  NH image

Geography

Concord is located at 43°12'29"N 71°32'15"W (43.2081400, -71.5375700).

Concord map

Demographics

The population of Concord increased by 2.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 42,695 - census
2011 42,566 -0.3% estimation process
2012 42,599 0.08% estimation process
2013 42,688 0.21% estimation process
2014 42,684 -0.01% estimation process
2015 42,857 0.4% estimation process
2016 43,050 0.45% estimation process
2017 43,283 0.54% estimation process
2018 43,431 0.34% estimation process
2019 43,627 0.45% estimation process
2020 43,924 0.68% estimation process

Concord zip code is 03301. County name: Merrimack, County fips: 33013

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People born in Concord (88)

People born in Concord, including typrographer Christian Schwartz, Olympic cross-country skier Kris Freeman, poker player Annie Duke, .

List

  • Keri Lynn Pratt (American actress) she was born in 23/09/1978
  • Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (American politician (1890-1964)) she was born in 07/08/1890
  • Tony Conrad (American filmmaker, violinist and composer (1940-2016)) he was born in 07/03/1940
  • Matt Bonner (American basketball player, power forward) he was born in 05/04/1980
  • George Condo (American contemporary visual artist) he was born in 10/12/1957
  • Frank Sulloway (American psychologist and historian of science) he was born in 02/02/1947
  • Ben Lovejoy (American ice hockey player) he was born in 20/02/1984
  • Brittany Rhoads (American ski jumper) she was born in 12/02/1989
  • William E. Chandler (American politician (1835-1917)) he was born in 28/12/1835
  • Howard Lederer (American professional poker player) he was born in 30/10/1964
  • Frank W. Rollins (American politician (1860-1915)) he was born in 24/02/1860
  • Frank Obadiah Briggs (American senator for New Jersey (1851-1913)) he was born in 12/08/1851
  • Nate Radley (American musician and composer) he was born in 31/08/1975
  • Henry F. Hollis (American politician (1869-1949)) he was born in 30/08/1869
  • Mark Levine (American musician) he was born in 04/10/1938
  • Julia Ford (American alpine skier) she was born in 30/03/1990
  • Kim Stacey she was born in 01/01/1980
  • Joseph Carter Abbott (U.S. Army general and U.S. Senator (1825-1881)) he was born in 15/07/1825

Schools in Concord

College & universities near Concord, NH

Code Name City ZIP
182829 University of New Hampshire-Franklin Pierce School of Law Concord (NH) 03301-4197

Stations (33)

Amtrak & bus stations near Concord, NH

Code Name Address Type
CNH Concord, New Hampshire 30 Stickney Ave. BUS
MHT Manchester, New Hampshire 119 Canal St. BUS
TLT Tilton, New Hampshire I-93 and US hwy 3 BUS
NSH Nashua, NH 8 North Southwood Drive BUS
NHN New Hampton, New Hampshire 325 Route 104 BUS

Post offices near Concord

Post Office Name City ZIP
Concord Post Office Concord (NH) 03301

Other places with the same name (17)

  • Concord , California The third most populous city in Contra Costa County, California. It is located in the East Bay region of California. Concord is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Concord Museum and the Concord Pavilion. with a population of 128,544 people.
  • Concord , North Carolina The most populous city in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. It is located in the central part of the state. Concord is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Cabarrus Arts Council and the Concord Museum. with a population of 98,500 people.
  • Concord , Indiana The most populous city in Boone County, Indiana. It is located on the White River in central Indiana. Concord is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Concord Community Center and the Concord Historical Society. with a population of 56,305 people.
  • Concord , Massachusetts town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States with a population of 18,765 people.
  • Concord , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 8,448 people.
  • Concord , Wisconsin town in Wisconsin, United States with a population of 2,130 people.
  • Concord , Pennsylvania human settlement in Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 1,268 people.
  • Concord , Vermont town in Vermont, United States with a population of 1,204 people.
  • Concord , Michigan village in Michigan, United States with a population of 1,031 people.
  • Concord , Ohio human settlement in United States of America with a population of 872 people.
  • Concord , Minnesota human settlement in Minnesota, United States with a population of 593 people.
  • Concord , Georgia town in Pike County, Georgia, United States with a population of 388 people.
  • Concord , Arkansas town in Arkansas, United States with a population of 234 people.
  • Concord , Illinois village in Illinois, United States with a population of 153 people.
  • Concord , Nebraska village in Nebraska, United States with a population of 129 people.
  • Concord , Kentucky city in Kentucky, United States with a population of 31 people.

Other cities in Merrimack County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Merrimack County , NH. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Concord 42,605 A census-designated place in Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Hooksett 14,703 City in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Newmarket 9,207 Town in New Hampshire
Franklin 8,753 City in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Bow Bog 8,381 City in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Bow 8,063 Town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States
Pembroke 7,252 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Hopkinton 5,827 Town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Loudon 5,697 Town of the United States
South Hooksett 5,418 Census-designated place in Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Suncook 5,379 Census-designated place in Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Henniker 5,006 Town in New Hampshire
Northfield 4,979 Town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Epsom 4,824 Epsom, New Hampshire
Allenstown 4,488 Town in New Hampshire
New London 4,268 Town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Concord distances to largest New Hampshire cities