Cities and Towns in the United States / New Hampshire / Hillsborough County / Amherst NH

Information on the town of Amherst

The town of Amherst is located in the state of New Hampshire. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Town hall of Amherst at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the Town hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews3.5 / 5 for Amherst by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Amherst Town hall

Address of Amherst Town hallAmherst Amherst Municipal Building
PO Box 960

Amherst, NH 03031
United States
Town hall phone number+1 603-673-6041
Town hall fax number+1 603-673-6794
Town hall emailLoading...
Amherst, NH official websiteamherstnh.gov
Amherst mayor
Vital records Amherst vital records

Demographics of Amherst

Name of Amherst inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants11 201 population27 / 3 058
Population density in Amherst322,3 pop/sq mi (124,5 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Amherst, NH

This town does not have a passport office, but we suggest the following facilities near Amherst, NH
Name Street Phone
MERRIMACK PUBLIC LIBRARY470 DANIEL WEBSTER HIGHWAY6034245021
WADLEIGH MEMORIAL LIBRARY49 NASHUA STREET6032490645
GOFFSTOWN POST OFFICE11 CHURCH STREET, SUITE 16034979907
NASHUA MAIN POST OFFICE38 SPRING STREET6038827515
MANCHESTER MAIN POST OFFICE955 GOFFS FALLS RD6036266887
MANCHESTER DOWNTOWN STATION POST OFFICE1000 ELM ST6036233534
WEARE POST OFFICE8 DUCK POND ROAD6035292636
DERRY POST OFFICE24 TSIENNETO ROAD6034327835
PETERBOROUGH POST OFFICE23 GROVE ST6039243251
ASHBY POST OFFICE10 COMMON RD9783860041
BAKER FREE LIBRARY509 SOUTH STREET6032247113
GROTON TOWN HALL TOWN MANAGERS OFFICE173 MAIN STREET9787321881
SALEM POST OFFICE51 SOUTH BROADWAY6036852005
DRACUT POST OFFICE54 BROADWAY RD9784412458
LUNENBURG POST OFFICE945 MASSACHUSETTS AVE9785820006

Top 3 most popular banks in Amherst

There are 4 bank branches in Amherst.
Citizens Bank, National Association is the most popular bank in Amherst with 2 branch offices, followed by TD Bank, National Association with 1 branch offices and then Bangor Savings Bank with 1 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Amherst:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
Citizens Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
TD Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bangor Savings Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Amherst

Amherst administrative numbers

Amherst town code3301300
Amherst town postcode03031

Information on the town of Amherst

Cities twinned with AmherstCurrently, the town Amherst isn’t twinned
Namesake of Amherst
Natural parksAmherst isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Amherst

Airport
Nashua Airport 12.5 km
Manchester–Boston Regional Airport 14.9 km
Jaffrey Airport–Silver Ranch 33.8 km

Amherst territory

Amherst area34,75 sq mi (90,00 km²)
Amherst altitude299 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 42.8749
Longitude: -71.6005
Latitude: 42° 52' 30'' North
Longitude: 71° 36' 2'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/New_York)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

Amherst neighbouring towns and cities

Amherst neighbouring towns
Mont VernonBedfordBedford
Mont VernonNeighbouring townsMerrimack
MilfordMerrimackMerrimack
Amherst neighbouring towns
Merrimack 6.9 kmBedford 8.5 kmMont Vernon 8.5 km
Milford 8.6 kmLitchfield 11.3 kmNew Boston 13.4 km
Hollis 14 kmLyndeborough 14.3 kmWilton 14.5 km
Brookline 15.2 kmGoffstown 16.5 kmNashua 16.6 km
Londonderry 17.4 kmManchester 17.7 kmMason 19.2 km
Hudson 20.1 kmGreenville 20.9 kmFrancestown 22.3 km
Pepperell 22.7 kmTemple 23.1 kmAuburn 23.5 km

Linear distance between Amherst and other main cities of the country

New York City : 313 km closestLos Angeles : 4143 kmChicago : 1326 km
Houston : 2569 kmPhiladelphia : 434 kmPhoenix : 3650 km
San Antonio : 2824 kmSan Diego : 4103 kmDallas : 2468 km
San Jose : 4258 kmJacksonville : 1657 kmIndianapolis : 1262 km
San Francisco : 4336 kmAustin : 2707 kmColumbus : 1002 km
Distance calculated in a straight line

Schools in Amherst, NH

Elementary schools in Amherst

Clark-Wilkins School

District of Amherst School District
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 4
Students : 673

Middle schools in Amherst

Amherst Middle School

District of Amherst School District
Lowest grade : 5, Highest grade : 8
Students : 611

High schools in Amherst

Souhegan Coop High School

District of Souhegan Cooperative School District
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 831

Private schools in Amherst

Country Village Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 34

Kids Inn Early Learning Center

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : K
Students : 18

The Rsec Academy

Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 34

Schools near Amherst

Hotel offers in Amherst

Leisure and activities in Amherst surrounding area

Golf course
Buckmeadow Golf ClubPonemah Green Family Golf Center
Amherst Country ClubPassaconaway Country Club
to Litchfield 10 km
Hidden Creek Country Club
to Litchfield 11.7 km
Londonderry Country Club
to Londonderry 14.8 km
Whip-Poor-Will Golf Course
to Hudson 16.9 km
The Overlook
to Hollis 18 km
Stonebridge Country Club
to Goffstown 18.4 km
Derryfield Country Club
to Manchester 19 km