Concord, New Hampshire

Concord (/ˈkɒŋkərd/) is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Hampshire and the county seat of Merrimack County. As of the 2020 census the population was 43,976, making it the third largest city in New Hampshire behind Manchester and Nashua.

Concord, New Hampshire
The New Hampshire State House as seen from Eagle Square
Concord
Concord
Concord (the United States)
Concord
Concord (North America)
Coordinates: 43°12′24″N 71°32′17″W
Country United States
State New Hampshire
CountyMerrimack
RegionNew England
Settled1659[1]
Incorporated1733[2]
Government
  Typemayor–council
  MayorJim Bouley
  City Council
Members
  • Brent Todd
  • Erle Pierce
  • Jennifer Kretovic
  • Karen McNamara
  • Robert Werner
  • Linda Kenison
  • Keith Nyhan
  • Gail Matson
  • Candace Bouchard
  • Zandra Rice Hawkins
  • Nathan Fennessy
  • Amanda Grady Sexton
  • Fred Keach
  • Byron Champlin
  City ManagerThomas J. Aspell, Jr.
Area
  Total67.19 sq mi (174.02 km2)
  Land63.95 sq mi (165.63 km2)
  Water3.24 sq mi (8.40 km2)
Elevation
288 ft (88 m)
Population
  Total43,976
  Estimate 
(2020)[5]
43,924
  Density687.7/sq mi (265.5/km2)
  μSA
153,808[6]
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Codes
03301, 03302, 03303, 03305
Area code(s)603
FIPS code33-14200
GNIS feature ID873303
Primary airportsConcord Municipal Airport
Interstates
Bus serviceCAT, Concord Coach Lines
Websitewww.concordnh.gov

The village of Penacook, where Concord was initially settled, lies at the northern boundary of the city limits. The city is home to the University of New Hampshire School of Law, New Hampshire's only law school; St. Paul's School, a private preparatory school; NHTI, a two-year community college; the New Hampshire Police Academy; and the New Hampshire Fire Academy. Concord's Old North Cemetery is the final resting place of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States.[7]