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Hampstead, NH Town Information

Hampstead is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 8,523 at the 2010 census.Hampstead, which includes the village of East Hampstead, is home to a portion of the Rockingham Recreational Trail.

 

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.0 square miles (36 km2), of which 13.3 sq mi (34 km2) is land and 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2) is water, comprising 4.93% of the town. Island Pond is in the west, with Angle and Wash ponds in the north. The highest point in Hampstead is greater than 460 feet (140 m) above sea level at the town's northwestern corner, near the eastern knob of Butman Hill. Hampstead lies mostly within the Merrimack River watershed, though the northern slope of Butman Hill drains into the Piscataqua River (Coastal) watershed. Hampstead is home to Camp Tel Noar, an overnight summer camp on Wash Pond (Sunset Lake).

 

Source: Wikipedia

 

Image: "Union Church, East Hampstead NH" by John Phelan - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.