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Hillsborough County,

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The Queen City

The New Hampshire state capital is Concord.

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03101, 03102, 03103, 03104, 03109

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Manchester is approximately 105,330 (2000), 109565 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 44,361 (1990), 45766 (2010).

The amount of land area in Manchester is 85.511 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Manchester is 33.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.915 sq kilometers.
The distance from Manchester to Washington DC is 415 miles. The distance to the New Hampshire state capital is 18 miles. (as the crow flies)
Manchester is positioned 42.98 degrees north of the equator and 71.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Manchester location: in southern New Hampshire along the Merrimack River, 20 Miles north of the New Hampshire/Massachusetts Border

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Climate & Weather

The average winter temperature is 14.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70.0 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Manchester history:

Here is a history page for Manchester. All of the information below is paraphrased from the above history page. There is much more information on the history of the area on the referenced website.

As with many of the New England communities, the first inhabitants were various groups of Native Americans. The Pennacooks, An Algonquin tribe, lived in this area. Most of the native tribes left the area by 1725 when the European settlers began to arrive. Scotch-Irish people were the first to arrive. Derryfield was incorporated in 1751. A well-known Revolutionary War hero, General John Stark, was from Derryfield. Samuel Blodget was another influential citizen who developed a canal and lock system that helped to open the trade to the Boston and Concord areas. The town was renamed Manchester in 1810 to honor Blodget who hoped that it would become like the large industrial English city of Manchester.
The incorporation date of Manchester: July 10, 1846

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Manchester attractions:

Area Attractions

SEE Science Center
Science Enrichment Encounters
324 Commercial St
Postal Address: 200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101-1127
Phone: 603-669-0400

Currier Gallery Of Art
201 Myrtle Way
Manchester, NH 03104-4304
Phone: 603-623-4361

Diocesan Museum
140 Laurel St
Manchester, NH 03103-5206
Phone: 603-624-1729

Lawrence L Lee Scouting Museum
Bodwell Rd
P.O. Box 1121
Manchester, NH 03105
Fax: 603-641-6436
One of the finest displays of Scouting memorabilia in the world

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