Located in Merrimack County, Concord is the state capital of New Hampshire. The villages of Penacook, East Concord and West Concord are located in Concord. The city is bordered on the north by Canterbury, Boscawen, and Webster, on the northeast by Loudon, on the west by Hopkinton and on the south by Bow. Concord lies completely within the Merrimack River watershed and consists of 64.3 square miles of land and 3.2 square miles of water.
Just listed as the fourth best state capitals to live in by SmartAsset.com, Concord offers residents a revitalized downtown featuring community activities, entertainment and shopping. It is home to the Concord City Auditorium, Pierce Manse, the Kimball-Jenkins Estate, the Museum of New Hampshire History, the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium, Canterbury Shaker Village and the Gould Hill Apple Orchard in Hopkinton. It is also home to the 1,360 seat Capital Center for the Arts, featuring local, national and international performers. Concord also offer residents numerous activities including walking tours, county fairs, community suppers, youth activities, hiking, wildlife, canoeing, skiing, boating, golf and athletics.
The city is served by two main highways, Interstate 89 and Interstate 93. Interstate 89 connects Concord with Lebanon and the state of Vermont. Interstate 93 links Concord to Plymouth, Littleton, the White Mountains and Manchester. Concord also includes a direct route to the New Hampshire seacoast via Interstate 393, which merges with U.S. Route 3.
The city of Concord houses many public, private and parochial schools. Most of the public schools are run by the Concord School District. Concord is home to New Hampshire’s only law school, Franklin Pierce Law Center. According to U.S. News and World Report’s annual assessment, the Franklin Pierce Law Center has continuously ranked as one of the top five intellectual property law schools in the country. Concord is also home to the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Franklin Pierce College, the College for Lifelong Learning and Hesser College.
According to the 2000 U. S. Census, Concord was home to 40,765 people. This included 16,281 households, and 9,622 families. The average family size was 2.95 and the average household size was 2.30. The estimated population in 2007 was 42,392.
Concord Real Estate and Homes: In 2007, it was estimated that Concord’s population was 42,392. Concord real estate was comprised of 18,197 total homes. This included 7,656 single family houses and 9,474 multi-unit homes.
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