Peterborough Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Peterborough, NH
Peterborough is located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. The city’s town center is located along the Contoocook River, near the intersection of U.S. Route 202 and New Hampshire Route 101.
Peterborough holds a monthly celebration called "First Friday", held on the first Friday of each month. The city also holds its annual Children and the Arts Day festival every May, which exhibits artwork and talent by Peterborough students. The all-day festival benefits local charities.
Peterborough’s public schools are part of Contoocook Valley school district, which is comprised of 11 schools and one applied technology center. The city is home to the oldest free library supported by taxation in the country. The Peterborough Town Library was founded in 1833 and originally had a collection of 100 books. Today, the collection includes over 50,000 volumes.
Peterborough is comprised of 37.7 square miles of land and 0.4 square miles of water. According to the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau, the town’s population was 5,883 people, 2,346 households, and 1,531 families. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.94. The town’s estimated population was 6,100 in 2006.
Peterborough Real Estate and Homes: In 2007, it was estimated that Peterborough’s population was 6,140. Peterborough real estate was comprised of 2,762 total homes. This included 1,701 single family houses and 1,040 multi-unit homes.
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