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Where is Nashua, NH?

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Nashua is a city found in New Hampshire, The United States Of America. It is located 42.77 latitude and -71.47 longitude and it is situated at elevation 52 meters above sea level.

Nashua has a population of 86,494 making it the 2nd biggest city in New Hampshire. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Manchester.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State New Hampshire
Population 86,494
Elevation 52 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -71.467570
Latitude 42.765370
nashua description
The 'Gate City', New Hampshire's largest city, sits at the Merrimack River south of Concord near the foothills of the White Mountains. Nashua's thriving downtown area is a regional, commercial and entertainment destination.
Huge shopping outlets are located off the Daniel Webster highway, attracting people from Massachusetts who love New Hampshire's lack of state sales tax. Hewlett-Packard is one the largest high tech employers in the region.
A perfect base camp for a New Hampshire vacation, several ski resorts are located within a 30-minute drive of the city. Visit local Crotch Mountain, Pats Peak, and McIntyre just outside the city for downhill, boarding and lessons. Ragged Mountain is just a little north and Wachusett Mountain is over the border ino Massachusetts. The nearby Windblown area offers cross country skiing and snowshoe trails.
  • Although settled as far back as 1655, Nashua was not incorporated as a city until 1853.
  • New Hampshire's Mount Washington is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River.
  • Nashua was twice named the "Best Place to Live in America."

nashua attractions

  • Skyventure New Hampshire
    The only vertical wind tunnel in New Hampshire, Skyventure offers the 'freedom of flight.' Suited up in full flight gear and helmet, riders are pillowed on a strong upwards wind current that allows them to float in the air. Vertical wind tunnels have long been used for skydiver training, including aerial acrobatics, and have recently become a thrill for the public. Kids from age 3 and up can experience the high of skydiving without a parachute or the danger. Guests up to 250 lbs. and in reasonably good health get a 20-minute lesson and then they are flying, right in downtown Nashua.
    Mine Falls Park The 325 acre Mine Falls Park is located in the heart of Nashua. This iconic park is bordered by the Nashua River to the north and the Millpond and canal system to the south. Wetlands, open fields and woodlands offer hiking, fishing, biking and cross country skiing. The park is home to miles of trails and several athletic fields. The manmade falls are 36 feet high and were created with the canal system to serve the old lead mining company in the 1800's. The Gatehouse, Millyard buildings and canal system are on the National Register of Historic Places and the miles of trails have been designated as part of the New Hampshire Heritage Trail system which spans from Massachusetts to Canada.
    Fun World
    This indoor amusement park offers something for kids of all ages year round. Carnival rides include a stunning carousel, a mini roller coaster, and the spinning Himalaya. Games get physical with everything from Dance, Revolution to Super Bikes to Air Hockey. There are plenty of visuals with the Wave Motion Theater and then rock out with Guitar Hero.
    The playground features a giant fun maze with lots of tubes and netting to climb through, plus slides, towers and the ball pit. This is one of the best things to do in New Hampshire on a rainy day!


Nashua has a population of around 87110, of which 42822 (49%) are male and 44288 (50%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Nashua is 38.39, meaning that the average person is above the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.03 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Nashua's 87110 residents, around 83921 (96.30%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 84.10% of the population. Of the remaining population, 2695 are black/African Americans (3.10%), 83 are native Americans (0.10%), 6659 are asians (7.60%), 26 are pacific islanders (0.00%), 1170 are other (1.30%).

The median income of households in Nashua is $67246.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 5.00% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Nashua, NH Zipcodes

The city of Nashua has 4 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 3060, 3062, 3063, 3064.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.