• About Our Area

  • Population:

     

    6,538

    Area:

     

    37 square miles
    Tax Rate:
    School $12.80
    County $2.83
    Town $3.80
    State Education $2.31
    Total $21.74

     

    Property values re-assessed every 5 years.

     

    Distance to:

    Manchester, NH 45 miles
    Keene, NH 18 miles
    Nashua, NH 25 miles
    Boston, MA 70 miles
    New York, NY 250 miles

     

    Elevation:

     1,207 feet above sea level

    Temperature:

    Annual Average 46.7°
    January Average 21.6°
    July Average 70.1°

     

    Annual Average Precipitation:

    40.3 inches

    Government:

    Selectmen (3) with a Town Administrator

     

    Town Budget:

    Annual $3,420,996

    Capital Improvement Plan adopted in 1995

     

    Zoning:

    Adopted in 1961, revised March 2010
    Master Plan adopted in 1990, Revised 2006

     

    Police Department:

    Full time. Chief and 8 Officers.

     

    Fire Department:

    Combination - 3 Full time and 29 call paid members.

     

    Utilities:

    Water: Private
    Sewer: Private
    Electric: PSNH
    Gas: Private
    Telephone: Fairpoint Communications

    Cable Television:

     

    Available

    Public Schools:

    Elementary (K - 5) Rindge Memorial School
    Middle (6 - 8) Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School
    High (9 - 12) Conant High School

     

    Private Schools:

    Hampshire Country School, for boys ages 8 - 13
    The Meeting School, co-ed for grades 9 - 12
    Heritage Christian School

     

    Higher Ed:

    Franklin Pierce University, 4 year private university, Main Campus

     

    Medical Facilities:

    Monadnock Community Hospital (15 miles)
    Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic (22 miles)
    Henry Heywood Hospital, Gardner, MA (16 miles)