January 23, 2018

Concord, New Hampshire

Life in Concord, New Hampshire, explained by people who’ve lived in Concord:



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*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Concord)


Concord Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Concord?

  • Everything is close and it’s a charming town. (Riana, 2 years)
  • The people. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • It’s not too small or not too big. I can get to anything I need in about 5 to 7 minutes. I love it. (Sally, 32 years)
  • Small town feel. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • It’s Concord. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Concord?

  • Not many activities. (Riana, 2 years)
  • Being far away from friends and family. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • I don’t have anything to say as all is good. (Sally, 32 years)
  • Too many people moving in with no idea of what Concord is about. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • The growth, it is not small as it was for such a long time. Changes, do not know people when you are out and about as we did growing up. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Concord?

  • Market days, farmers market, walking downtown. (Riana, 2 years)
  • Walking downtown. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • Movies, plays, parks. (Sally, 32 years)
  • Shop downtown, walk in the woods. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • Main Street “get togethers”. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord’s Reputation

What’s Concord known for?

  • Capital of NH, downtown. (Riana, 2 years)
  • Great food. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • Good question! (Sally, 32 years)
  • Small town. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • Small town. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord Crime

What’s the crime like in Concord? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Not bad at all, almost nonexistent. (Riana, 2 years)
  • The crime isn’t as bad as other cities. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • I rarely hear about crimes going on in Concord. Certainly nothing like murders, etc. (Sally, 32 years)
  • None. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • It is getting up there, southern area of state and just over the boarder is moving up into Concord. Teens and young adults drugs, selling, using. Vandalism, lack of respect for others and property. Doors and cars need to be locked, never needed to be locked growing up. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord Advice

Any advice for people moving to Concord?

  • Be ready for a quiet small town feel, hard to find apartments if wanting to rent, Loudon Rd is busy. (Riana, 2 years)
  • It’s a great place to live. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • We have wonderful parks with swimming pools for the kids in the summer. Boys and girls club, bowling, gyms, the Y. Several good grocery stores. Close enough to mountains and the beach. Just enjoy! (Sally, 32 years)
  • Learn your town you’re moving to. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • Find a good neighborhood, check out schools, although all schools are equal in this town. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Concord (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Love halloween in downtown area. (Riana, 2 years)
  • The bars are great. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • Cliff jumping at the quarries. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • Grown up here, raised my kids here, grandkids are being raised here. Good schools. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord’s Future

How do you think Concord will change over the next 10 years?

  • I don’t think it changes too much, but needs to a little. (Riana, 2 years)
  • Just like every place else, the immigrants are going to take over the city. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • I don’t expect to see any drastic changes. Whole downtown area just re-done. (Sally, 32 years)
  • Same. (Timothy, 60 years)
  • I really hate to think of its changes. I change my furniture once in a while, I don’t like change. (Lyn, 69 years)

Concord Facts

Any other interesting facts about Concord?

  • The capital is made of 14K Gold. (Deborah, 3 years)
  • Check out I’m from Concord. (Timothy, 60 years)