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Statistics & Facts

The New Hampshire state capital is Concord.
The population of Exeter is approximately 9,556 (1990), 9242 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,296 (1990), 4077 (2010).
The amount of land area in Exeter is 12.31 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.438 sq kilometers.
The distance from Exeter to Washington DC is 435 miles.
The distance to the New Hampshire state capital is 36 miles. (as the crow flies)
Exeter is positioned 42.97 degrees north of the equator and 70.94 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the Lawrence, MA area
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History & History Related Items

Exeter was the Revolutionary War capital and an original copy of the Declaration of Independence was found in the Cincinnati House, later renamed the Independence Museum. Exeter is home to the very prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy and many of the large colonial homes in the downtown area are still owned and operated by the Academy. Exeter boasts a brick historical downtown and Swasey Park, which still showcases the original powderhouse from the Revolutionary War. In late June the Parkway is host to Revolutionary War days, complete with encampments and reenactments residents may participate in. Old, stone, "string bridges" link upper and lower downtown and the town Band plays free concerts in the original 1700's gazebo in the summer. Church bells from the many downtown multi-story, brick colonial style churches can be heard throughout the year and on Christmas Eve the streets of the town, branching out from the gazebo, are lit with thousands of sidewalk luminary candles placed that day by volunteers. The old Firehouse is now home to a Senior Center and fire museum and kids for generations have fished and skated at the Claypit pond in the west end of town.
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American Independence Museum
1 Governors Ln
Exeter, NH 03833-2420
Phone: 603-772-2622
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Exeter City Government

Exeter Town Offices
10 Front St
Exeter, NH 03833-2737
Phone: 603-778-0591

Exeter Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
120 Water St
Exeter, NH 03833-2430
Phone: 603-772-2411
Fax: 603-772-9965

Exeter Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
120 Water St
Exeter, NH 03833-2430
Phone: 603-772-2411
Fax: 603-772-9965

Exeter Libraries

Exeter Public Library
Exeter, NH 03833
Phone: 603-772-3101

Exeter Schools

Exeter School District
38 Linden St
Exeter, NH 03833-2622
Phone: 603-778-7772

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