Communities / Manchester, New Hampshire

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Manchester, New Hampshire

urban • northeast, USA

A view of the beautiful Manchester historic city skyline with sights including Merrimack River, Granite Street Bridge, and West Side Sainte Marie Parish church.
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About Manchester

Manchester, New Hampshire, known as the state’s business capital, is the most populous city in New England. Manchester often appears at the top of U.S. lists ranking high in small business climate, affordability, upward mobility, and education level. In fact, In 2015, CNNMoney.com ranked it #1 in the U.S. for small businesses, and in 2009, another site ranked Manchester 13th in a list of the 100 best cities in the U.S. to live and launch a business. But, rest assured, it’s not all work and no play. The city boasts the largest convention, sports, entertainment, and arts and cultural destination in all of New Hampshire. Located in the heart of New England, Manchester is also conveniently located within an hour’s drive of Boston and BOS airport, an hour from the Atlantic Ocean, and less than two hours from New Hampshire’s scenic White Mountains, Lake Winnipesaukee, and the many other well-known vacation destinations in the upper Northeast.

Population

115,644

Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) • 65 mi

Weather (High/Low)

91 / 1

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$366,499

FUN FACT


Manchester is the only city in New Hampshire with a professional sports team: the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, a minor league baseball team, play at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.
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