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Amherst, New Hampshire

Amherst, New Hampshire
Full nameAmherst, New Hampshire
Official nameAmherst, New Hampshire
Settlement typeTown
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
Board of SelectmenGeorge Infanti, Chair
Thomas Grella
James O'Mara
Bruce Bowler
Dwight Brew
Total Area34.8 sq mi (90.1 km2)
Land Area34.3 sq mi (88.8 km2)
Water Area0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation259 ft (78.9 m)
Total Population11201 (2010)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code03031
Area code603
FIPS code33-01300
GNIS feature ID0873531

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Amherst is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 11,201 at the 2010 census. Amherst is home to Ponemah Bog Wildlife Sanctuary, Hodgman State Forest, the Joe English Reservation and Baboosic Lake.

The town center village, where 613 people resided at the 2010 census, is defined as the Amherst census-designated place. The village is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Amherst Village Historic District.

Amherst, New Hampshire Video - Manchester is the state's commercial and industrial leader, as well as its largest city and the home of nearly 10 percent of its population. The city first gained national fame in the 1800s as the home of the massive textile mill of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company. Nearly 5 million yards of cloth were shipped weekly from the mill, which employed thousands of workers and covered more than 8 million square feet. The mill thrived until the 1920s, when competition from southern mills and obsolete technology took their toll. In 1935, Amoskeag went bankrupt. Despite losing its major employer, Manchester rebuilt itself as a commercial and industrial center by diversifying industries. Today it is home to a melting pot of high tech companies, banks, business services Directory City Offices Voting Locations Fire Department Police Department Post Office Public Schools Resources Public Library Utilities Employment Attractions enterprises, retailers, manufacturers and health care professionals. Commerce is just one part of Manchester's appeal. The city is also the focal point of the state's cultural community and home to many of the region's eight colleges and universities. Cultural institutions such as the Currier Gallery of Art and Palace Theatre join with the new Verizon Wireless Arena and outdoor concert venues to attract world-class performers and exhibits to the city. Performances, exhibits, classes, workshops and lectures are offered to the general public <b>...</b>
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For additional information and a personal tour of this home, call Christine Lynch toll free at (877) 889-2485 x 141 or visit Tucked away in the beautiful, country roads of Amherst, New Hampshire is this two year old ranch, nestled on a 6.2 acre lot on a shared private road. Abundant wildlife, such as deer, porcupine, squirrels, chipmunks, hawks, owls and variour birdlife are often seen here. Privacy and sophistication are redefined here. If you are seeking one floor living in a custom built home with modern amenities and a quiet, wooded setting, this home can't be beat! As you enter this home, the open concept makes entertaining a joy. Numerous windows flood the home with natural light. The gas stove is warm and inviting, and the immediate access to the deck is perfect for entertaining outdoors. You notice quality and detail everywhere. The home office features an integrated office solution, computer station, and 2 individual desk stations with windows. The master bedroom, separated from the other bedrooms features southern exposure windows. The luxurious master bath makes getting ready for the day a breeze - from the dual vanity area, the solid cherry cabinets set at comfort height to the two person soaking tub - this is a place of pamper and luxury. The open concept living room allows plenty of space to express your own personal decorating taste and was designed for enjoying family time together. Directly Off the living room is a deck . With views <b>...</b>
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Through the orientation program, new Hampshire students start their discovery of the college and all its resources. And some of them make and race cardboard boats. See more at
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For information on Amherst, New Hampshire real estate, visit Exemplifying the town's colonial flair, Amherst's centerpiece is the Village Green. Visitors strolling past beautiful colonial-era homes and the magnificent town center, can feel the town's deep sense of history. One of only two towns in the country listed in its entirety as a Historic District, Amherst exemplifies late 18th- and early 19th-century architecture and charm. The homes of Amherst signify appreciation for the heritage of the town, a heritage that goes back to its early days as a Narragansett township. At that time, land was granted by the state of Massachusetts for service rendered in the Narragansett wars. From this grant, Amherst began as part of Dunstable, Massachusetts, then became Dunstable, New Hampshire, and finally Amherst.
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A tour of Southern New Hampshire communities. For information on Southern New Hampshire real estate, visit
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Footage from the UMass - New Hampshire Football Game on Oct. 17, 2009. UMass wins 23-17 at McGuirk Stadium on Homecoming 2009.
5.38 min. | 5.0 user rating - The town of Hudson NH was originally part of Dunstable, Massachusetts. Sixty years later, in 1733, Hudson was separated from the rest of the tract and renamed Nottingham. Tour Hudson, New Hampshire Tour Hudson Allow the video to load for 30-45 seconds, then press PLAY. To view full screen, choose Nottingham's name changed again in 1741, when the disputed border lands, of which Hudson was a part, were granted to New Hampshire. Two more name changes were to follow. In 1746, Nottingham changed its name to Nottingham West. Then in 1830, amid concerns of the name's similarity to the original Nottingham, Nottingham West became Hudson, New Hampshire. Originally a small farming community; Hudson today features miles of residential neighborhoods alongside commercial and industrial development, with some small retail plazas as well as high-tech companies.Many of Hudson's historic buildings are the legacy of Dr. Alfred Hills. A New York City surgeon who summered in Hudson, Dr. Hills built the Hills Memorial Library and the Alvirne Chapel in 1909 in memory of his wife. He also left his home, Alvirne, to the Hudson Historical Society and bequeathed funds and 180 acres of land to build a high school. Today, Alvirne High School serves both Hudson and neighboring Litchfield and is well known across the region for its vocational center and accompanying agricultural and horticultural programs. Now home to 20000 residents, Hudson's retail development has also grown over <b>...</b>
3.22 min. | 5.0 user rating - Traditional hardwood floor sanding is typically an extremely dusty process... a virtual dust storm in your home. Lingering dust in your air ducts. And a cleanup headache that feels like it will never end. With today's technology, hardwood floor sanding is a cleaner, healthier and faster process. The basis for this process is a powerful vacuum engine which is located OUTSIDE the home. A two inch hose connects multiple sanding machines to the vacuum system which is mounted in the trailer outside your home. For more information on Dustless Floor Sanding in New Hampshire or Massachusetts, call Gary Raymond at (603) 654-5181.
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These are extended/deleted scenes from a special episode of For Pets' Sake, where we followed Molly, an American Bulldog, through the process at the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire. This is part 2 (of 2) of the spay surgery performed on Molly by Dr. Jennifer Edwards of Ponemah Animal Hospital in Amherst, NH.
7.12 min. | 5.0 user rating - New Hampshire is lovely when blanketed in winter white. From the classic Currier and Ives scenes of villages buried in snow with festive decorations, the typical New Hampshire winter is skiing and snuggling season, a time to enjoy the invigorating freshness of a winter day. It's also the magical holiday season and it doesn't get any better than here in Southern New Hampshire! For all your real estate needs in Southern New Hampshire, visit http
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Souhegan High program honored for community service - Nashua Telegraph Tweet this news
Nashua Telegraph--Wallace and his group Sabres for Habitat, which he founded during the 2001-02 school year, received the Spirit of -New Hampshire- K-12 Education Champions ... - Date : Sat, 13 Nov 2010 05:38:15 GMT+00:00
Amherst @ Northampton - Girls Cross Country - Tweet this news spent Monday and Tuesday in a -New- York City hospital unsure of running the race at all, but doctors cleared her. Minnechaug's Hannah Smith was third ... - Date : Sun, 14 Nov 2010 01:09:09 GMT+00:00
Playoff bye in sight as Hens oust UMass - The News Journal Tweet this news
The News Journal--The Hens close the regular season Saturday at home against Villanova (6-4, 4-3), a loser to -New Hampshire- today. Pat Devlin completed 16 of 22 passes for ... - Date : Sat, 13 Nov 2010 21:33:10 GMT+00:00
Just Naturals & Co. Receives Best of NH 2010 Award and Celebrates Five Years ... - New Hampshire Magazine Tweet this news
New Hampshire Magazine---Amherst-, -NH- - Celebrating five years in business, Just Naturals & Co. of -Amherst-, -NH- has been selected by the editors of New Hampshire Magazine as “Best of ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 11:42:39 GMT+00:00
Woman went to summer camp as a child, now is executive director - St. Louis Post-Dispatch Tweet this news
St. Louis Post-Dispatch--Annie Rogers, also single, is a social sciences professor at -Hampshire- College in -Amherst-, Mass. EDUCATION • Rosati-Kain High School, 1972; ... - Date : Sun, 11 Jul 2010 05:05:03 GMT+00:00
No charges in Amherst overdose death - The Union Leader Tweet this news
The Union Leader---New Hampshire- Attorney General Michael A. Delaney, State Police Colonel Robert Quinn, and -Amherst- Police Chief Peter A. Lyon, announced Thursday that the ... - Date : Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:28:59 GMT+00:00
News Update - Free Keene (blog) Tweet this news
Free Keene (blog)--A man in -Amherst-, -NH- has died of a drug overdose. The article doesn't say what drug he was using but I'm willing to wager money (oops, that's a crime) that ... - Date : Fri, 11 Jun 2010 13:12:00 GMT+00:00
Puritan Press acquires Major Mail and American Printing - What They Think Tweet this news
What They Think--Hollis, -NH--based Puritan Press has recently acquired two local firms, American Printing of -Amherst-, -NH- and Major Mail of Nashua, -NH-. ... - Date : Thu, 10 Jun 2010 02:09:54 GMT+00:00
Quianna Diaz-Patterson - WWLP 22News Tweet this news
WWLP 22News--The -Amherst- junior moved from Nashua, -New Hampshire- to -Amherst- last year and the transition has been smooth. "I like all the people here, I've made great ... - Date : Wed, 12 May 2010 02:17:06 GMT+00:00
Knock-knock. Who's there? Census? Census who? Census you didn't return your ... - Nashua Telegraph Tweet this news
Nashua Telegraph--Several thousand census takers are expected to be working in -New Hampshire- over the next three months trying to get responses from addresses where no return ... - Date : Sat, 01 May 2010 04:31:47 GMT+00:00

Municipalities and communities of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

County seat: Manchester
CitiesManchester * Nashua
TownsAmherst * Antrim * Bedford * Bennington * Brookline * Deering * Francestown * Goffstown * Greenfield * Greenville * Hancock * Hillsborough * Hollis * Hudson * Litchfield * Lyndeborough * Mason * Merrimack * Milford * Mont Vernon * New Boston * New Ipswich * Pelham * Peterborough * Sharon * Temple * Weare * Wilton * Windsor
VillagesEast Merrimack * Pinardville

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