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Page Contents for Derry, New Hampshire

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The New Hampshire state capital is Concord.
The population of Derry is approximately 34,021 2000, 22015 2010.
The approximate number of families is 8,674 1990, 8806 2010.
The amount of land area in Derry is 39.944 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Derry is 15.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.652 sq kilometers.
The distance from Derry to Washington DC is 417 miles.
The distance to the New Hampshire state capital is 27 miles. (as the crow flies)
Derry is positioned 42.89 degrees north of the equator and 71.28 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Derry elevation is 290 feet above sea level.
Derry per capita income is $ 19,554 1996.
Derry median income is $ 54,634 2000.
The Derry median home price is $ 134,900 2000.


in southern New Hampshire, 12 miles south of Manchester. Nearby communities include: Auburn, Chester, Hampstead, Londonderry, Salem, Sandown and Windham.
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seasonal with snow in the winter and comfortablein the summer. Here is a current weather page for Derry.
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History & History Related Items

Derry was first known as Nutfield when the Reverend MacGregor, from Londonderry, Ireland, arrived here in 1719 with a group of settlers. By 1722, the name was changed to Londonderry and a town charter created. Over a century later, on 2 July 1827, Londonderry divided from its eastern parts. The eastern areas were named Derry and the rest retained the name of Londonderry.

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Robert Frost - 1874 - 1963 - lived here on his farm from 1901 until 1909. Read about his life on this biography page

Alan Shephard - Astronaut and first man in space on May 5, 1961
Read his biography
Born November 18, 1923, in East Derry. He attended schools here.

Robert Frost Farm
National Historic Landmark
P.O. Box 856D
Route 28
Derry, New Hampshire 03038
Phone: 603-432-3091 during season
Hours: June - Labor Day 10-6
Home of Poet Robert Frost from 1901 to 1909. The white clapboard structure is typical of New England homes in the 1880s and features furniture of the period. An interpretive nature trail runs through nearby fields and woods.
Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation

Derry Firefighters Museum
at Station One on West Broadway
Phone: 603-432-8205

Derry Historical Museum
65 Birch St.
Derry, NH 03038
West Broadway & Central
Derry, NH 03038

The Children's Metamorphosis
A museum for growing children
6 West Broadway, #24
Derry, NH 03038
Phone: 603-425-2560

In September each year
P.O. Box 1546
Derry, NH 03038
Phone: 603-437-8232

Boston & Main Railroad and Historical Society, Inc.
PO Box 469
Derry, NH 03038-0469

World War I Monument
picture of monument with names of those who served and World War II Monument
picture of monument with names of those who served
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Derry City Government

Official Site for Derry
The Derry Municipal Center
14 Manning Street
Derry, New Hampshire 03038
Phone: 603-432-6100

Derry has a Council/Town Administrator form of government

Derry Chamber

Greater Derry Chamber of Commerce
39 East Broadway
Derry, New Hampshire 03038
Phone: 603-432-8205
Serving Atkinson, Auburn, Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Londonderry, and Windham

Derry Organizations

Greater Derry Chamber of Commerce
39 East Broadway
Derry, New Hampshire 03038
Phone: 603-432-8205
Serving Atkinson, Auburn, Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Londonderry, and Windham

Derry Libraries

Derry Public Library
64 East Broadway
Derry, NH 03038
Phone: 603-432-6140
Fax: 603-432-6128
TDD: 603-432-6129

Taylor Public Library
49 East Derry Road
P.O. Box 110
East Derry, NH 03041
Phone: 603-432-7186
Fax: 603-432-0985

Derry Schools

Derry School District

Pinkerton Academy
5 Pinkerton St.
Derry, NH 03038
Main Office
Phone: 603 437-5200
Quality Education since 1814 Derry


The population of Derry was:
1990 - 20,446
2000 - 34,021
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from the US Census data.

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