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  Concord City Facts  
CountryUSA (United State of America)
StateNew Hampshire
CountiesMerrimack County
Total Area67.5 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates43.2081° N, 71.5381° W
Time ZoneEST (UTC−05:00)
Area Code603
LanguageEnglish
Major ReligionRoman Catholic, Christian
MuseumsMuseum of New Hampshire History
UniversitiesUniversity of New Hampshire
Official Websitewww.concordnh.gov/

Airports: Tourist attractions:
  • Capitol Center for the Arts
  • McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
  • State Capitol
  • Pierce Manse
  • Susan N. McLane Audubon Center and Silk Farm Wildlife Sanctuary
Concord is the capital of the U.S state of New Hampshire. Founded around 1720, when Captain Ebenezer Eastman, arrived with a group of settlers. Concord sits along the banks of the Merrimack River and it is rich with good soil for farming. The city, which is the county seat of Merrimack County, was named the official seat of state government in 1808.

The only law school in New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce Law Center is based at Concord. In addition to being the capital, Concord is considered as the center for health care. The New Hampshire International Speedway, located about 10 miles northeast of Concord stands as the main passage to the city. The city council is the form of local government that takes control over the city.

Hotels:
Best Western at Historic Concord and Colonial Inn are the best two hotels in concord.

Economy:
Situated at the banks of river, Concord is a hub for inland trade and commerce. Carriage manufacturing, Furniture making and Granite quarrying were the major local industries of the city. The city receives revenue from taxes on motor fuels, tobacco products and alcoholic beverages sold through the State Liquor Commission stores. Financial resources, labor force, available land etc contributes much to the healthy economy of Concord. The city is known as the northern hub of railroad industry. It also serves as a base to several major insurance companies.

Places to Visit:
The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium and the huge Museum of New Hampshire History that exhibits the state's heritage and traditions, delights and enthralls the visitors. Pierce Manse, the residence of the former President Franklin Pierce is presently the only historic house museum in Concord that is open to the public. It provides the history of the city as well the life of former President. The Walker-Woodman House built for Timothy Walker, Concord's first minister is also a place of interest in Concord. The city also hosts number of churches like Seventh Day Adventist Church, First Congregational Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Grace Episcopal Church that are the witnesses to the flow of pilgrims from far and wide.

Last Updated On : March 18, 2013
New Hampshire Travel Guide