Nashua, New Hampshire
Nashua: The most populous city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. It is located on the Merrimack River in southern New Hampshire. Nashua is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Nashua Historical Society and the Nashua Arts Festival.
Nashua is a city located in the county of Hillsborough in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 86,494 and a population density of 1,053 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 89,167 inhabitants.
The city was created 277 years ago in 1745.
Nashua is located in southern New Hampshire, bordering Massachusetts. It was first settled in the 1600s as Dunstable, part of Massachusetts. Nashua broke away and officially became a city after the border between MA and NH was established.
Key Facts About Nashua
Population: Approximately 88,000 as of 2019
Economy: Major employers include Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, BAE Systems, and Hewlett Packard. Healthcare, advanced manufacturing, and technology drive Nashua's economy.
Geography: Nashua lies along the Nashua and Merrimack Rivers in the Merrimack Valley region. It covers over 31 square miles in area.
Things to Do in Nashua
Some top attractions and activities in Nashua include:
- Mine Falls Park - Large park featuring hiking trails, boating on the Nashua River, and historic mill ruins.
- Greeley Park - Downtown green space with gardens, a bandshell, and summer concerts.
- Nashua River Rail Trail - Scenic trail following the river through Nashua and other nearby towns.
- Indian Head Resort - Family-fun resort with nationally ranked mini-golf courses.
- Pheasant Lane Mall - Major shopping mall in Nashua with 150+ stores and restaurants.
In summary, Nashua provides a small city atmosphere and historic New England charm just minutes from the Boston metro area.
Quick Facts about Nashua
|Population :||89,167 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||New Hampshire (United States)|
|County :||Hillsborough County|
|Phone Area Codes :||603|
|Area :||82.18 km2|
|Altitude :||151 feet / 46 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1746 (277 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/New_York|
|Local time :||12:51:41 (29th November 2023)|
|Postal code :||03060|
|Density :||1,085 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||3% (2010-2020)|
Nashua is located at 42°45'55"N 71°28'3"W (42.7653700, -71.4675700).
- Official Website
Official website of Nashua
Nashua has 1 neighbours.
- Londonderry Town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
The population of Nashua increased by 3% in 10 years.
People born in Nashua (98)
- Alvin Lucier (American composer of experimental music and sound installations) he was born in 14/05/1931
- Antoni Naumczyk (Polish priest) he was born in 01/01/1925
- Randy Harrison (American actor) he was born in 02/11/1977
- Judd Gregg (American politician) he was born in 14/02/1947
- Walter Long (American actor (1879-1952)) he was born in 05/03/1879
- Ray LaMontagne (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 18/06/1973
- Walter R. Peterson (American politician (1922-2011)) he was born in 19/09/1922
- Kirk Carlsen (American racing cyclist) he was born in 25/05/1987
- Hugh Gregg (American politician (1917-2003)) he was born in 22/11/1917
- Jay Heaps (American soccer player and basketball player) he was born in 02/08/1976
- Jeff Giuliano (American ice hockey player) he was born in 20/06/1979
- Leonora Piper (Trance medium) she was born in 27/06/1857
- Shepard Stone (American journalist) he was born in 31/03/1908
- Rosaire Dion-Lévesque (French journalist and writer (1900-1974)) he was born in 26/11/1900
- Sean Murphy (American comic book artist) he was born in 01/01/1980
- Chris Romano (American actor) he was born in 02/02/1978
- Kendall Reyes (American football player) he was born in 26/09/1989
- Caitlin Yankowskas (American pair skater) she was born in 06/05/1990
Schools in Nashua
College & universities near Nashua, NH
|182652||Continental Academie of Hair Design-Hudson||Hudson (NH)||03051|
|183248||St Joseph School of Nursing||Nashua (NH)||03060|
|183211||Rivier University||Nashua (NH)||03060|
|183035||New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts||Hudson (NH)||03051|
|490382||Harmony Health Care Institute||Merrimack (NH)||03054-0000|
Amtrak & bus stations near Nashua, NH
|NSH||Nashua, NH||8 North Southwood Drive||BUS|
|MHT||Manchester, New Hampshire||119 Canal St.||BUS|
|HHL||Haverhill station||Washington Street at Railroad Square||RAIL|
|WOB||Anderson Regional Transportation Center||100 Atlantic Ave.||RAIL|
|NBT||Newburyport, Massachusetts||90 Storey Avenue||BUS|
Post offices near Nashua
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Nashua Post Office||Nashua (NH)||03060|
|Hudson Mall Post Office||Hudson (NH)||03051|
|Hudson Post Office||Hudson (NH)||03051|
|Nashua South Post Office||Nashua (NH)||03060|
|Tyngsbor Post Office||Tyngsboro (MA)||01879|
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Other cities in Hillsborough County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hillsborough County , NH. (more)
|Manchester||112,546||The most populous city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.|
|City of Manchester||109,565||The most populous city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.|
|Merrimack||27,452||River in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, United States|
|Hudson||25,620||Town in New Hampshire|
|Bedford||22,957||City in New Hampshire, USA|
|Goffstown||18,136||Town in New Hampshire, United States|
|Milford||16,515||Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States|
|Pelham||14,306||City in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States of America|
|Amherst||11,418||Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States|
|Weare||9,100||Town in New Hampshire, United States|
|Litchfield||8,658||Town in Connecticut, United States|
|Hollis||8,123||Town in Oklahoma|
|Peterborough||6,743||Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States of America|
|New Boston||5,941||City in Texas, United States|
|Brookline||5,495||Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States|
|New Ipswich||5,429||Town in New Hampshire|
Distance to Other Cities
Nashua distances to largest New Hampshire cities