Atkinson is a town in Rockingham Location, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 6,751 at the 2010 census.
Atkinson’s background return to the American Change. The community was incorporated 3 September and likewise was called after Colonel Theodore Atkinson, a local landowner.
Atkinson Academy, the second-oldest co-educational university in the country, was founded as a young boys’ university in 1787 by Reverend Stephen Peabody, General Nathaniel Peabody in addition to Medical professional William Cogswell; it started confessing ladies in 1791. The university structure melted to the ground in 1802, and also was rebuilded in 1803 at a price of $2,500. That structure remains a part of the Academy, which has thinking about that been boosted, with just 4 class. Other historic frameworks consist of the Atkinson Historic Society, the Kimball Town Library, in addition to the Rockwell College (present police station).
Atkinson’s history can be looked into in guide Atkinson After that as well as also Presently, which can be bought at the Atkinson Public Library on Academy Technique.
Atkinson NH commemorated its 250-year wedding anniversary Labor Day weekend break 2017.
Galleries and additionally other sights
The Kimball House Museum was integrated in 1772 by Reverend Stephen Peabody. It worked as a professional workplace and also town library prior to ending up being a gallery.
Atkinson Public Schools enter into the Timberlane Regional College Area. The area offers the areas of Atkinson, Danville, Plaistow as well as also Sandown. The area has 5 primary schools, an intermediate school as well as also a high school. Students in Atkinson attend Atkinson Academy, Timberlane Regional Intermediate School, as well as Timberlane Regional High School.
Brad Delp (1951– 2007), queen of Boston and also RTZ
John Noyes (1764– 1841), participant of the United States Legislature from Vermont.
Elizabeth Barrows Ussher (1873-1915), Christian missionary and additionally witness of the Armenian Genocide
According to the United States Demographics Bureau, the neighborhood has a complete area of 11.3 square miles (29.3 km2), of which 11.2 square miles (28.9 km2) are land as well as 0.2 square miles (0.4 km2) are water, containing 1.42% of the community. The highest point in Atkinson, New Hamp. is Hog Hillside, at 430 feet (130 m) above sea level. Atkinson exists totally within the Merrimack River watershed.
In 2011 the New Hampshire Beautiful as well as additionally Social Byways program called 3.74 miles of Key Road the “Phase Coach Byway”.
Since the demographics of 2000, there were 6,178 people, 2,317 houses, as well as also 1,777 families staying in the town. The population density was 555.2 people per square mile (214.3/ kilometres ²). There were 2,431 realty units at a normal thickness of 218.5 per square mile (84.3/ kilometres ²). The racial makeup of the community was 97.62% White, 0.26% African American, 0.06% Indigenous American, 1.18% Eastern, 0.21% from various other races, and additionally 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any kind of race were 0.70% of the populace.
There were 2,317 houses out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were wed pairs cohabiting, 5.7% had a females homeowner with no hubby present, as well as also 23.3% were non-families. 19.0% of all houses were consisted of individuals as well as 6.4% had somebody living alone that was 65 years old or older. The ordinary residence dimension was 2.66 and additionally the ordinary family size was 3.08.