Contoocook, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 1,444. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 753  (52.2%)
Females: 691  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
New Hampshire median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 03229.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $87,016 (it was $49,038 in 2000)
Contoocook:

$87,016
NH:

$64,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,383 (it was $22,124 in 2000)

Contoocook CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $258,929 (it was $121,100 in 2000)
Contoocook:

$258,929
NH:

$233,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $248,236; Detached houses: $276,542; Townhouses or other attached units: $184,297; In 2-unit structures: $239,957; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $220,244; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,151; Mobile homes: $50,843

Median gross rent in 2013: $789.

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  • Races in Contoocook, NH (2010)

    Contoocook races chart
    • 1,39896.8%White alone
    • 171.2%Hispanic
    • 120.8%Two or more races
    • 100.7%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

Races in Contoocook detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Contoocook: 110.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.8%), German (16.6%), Irish (14.0%), French Canadian (8.9%), French (7.6%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 638 people per square mile   (low).

Contoocook,NH real estate house value index trend

Contoocook, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Contoocook:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Contoocook CDP:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

46 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

This place:

3.2%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Contoocook, New Hampshire as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Contoocook to the number of sex offenders is 1,444 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,679 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,523 (2.1%)

Contoocook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (21.1 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (70.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (198.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hopkinton, NH (1.2 miles ), Webster, NH (2.2 miles ), Henniker, NH (2.5 miles ), Warner, NH (2.5 miles ), Boscawen, NH (2.8 miles ), Concord, NH (2.9 miles ), Dunbarton, NH (3.1 miles ), Weare, NH (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 43.22 N, Longitude: 71.71 W

Area code: 603

Contoocook household income distribution Contoocook home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Contoocook: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Contoocook, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Contoocook, New Hampshire average temperatures Contoocook, New Hampshire average precipitation Contoocook, New Hampshire humidity Contoocook, New Hampshire wind speed Contoocook, New Hampshire snowfall Contoocook, New Hampshire sunshine Contoocook, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Contoocook-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1961, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Contoocook place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Contoocook-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 141.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from Contoocook center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 132.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.8 miles away from Contoocook center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Merrimack County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Contoocook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Contoocook:

  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • CONCORD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE KIDNEY CENTER (FMC) (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • PLEASANT VIEW CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • PRESIDENTIAL OAKS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSP-MED SURG BLDG (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CONCORD, NH)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSP-PSYCH UNIT (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CONCORD, NH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Contoocook:

  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 10 miles; Concord, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,865)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 19 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 20 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Washington College (about 22 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 36 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Keene State College (about 36 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Plymouth State University (about 37 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)

Public high school in Contoocook:

Private high school in Contoocook:

  • THE CONTOOCOOK SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 40 PARK LN; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Contoocook:

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Library in Contoocook:

  • HOPKINTON TOWN LIBRARY (Operating income: $282,853; Location: 61 HOUSTON DRIVE; 32,825 books; 1,850 audio materials; 1,366 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Contoocook: Hopkinton Fair Grounds (A), Bates Library (B), Hopkinton Fire Department Contoocook Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Contoocook: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Contoocook Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Contoocook River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Warner River (A), Hardy Spring Brook (B), Browns Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Merrimack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 56.6. This is better than average.

City:

56.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.02. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.589. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.589
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Contoocook and their reported violations in the past:

CONTOOCOOK VILLAGE PCT (Population served: 1,600, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2006)
MEADOWS THE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013)
DEER MEADOWS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ELM BROOK VILLAGE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2012)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Contoocook that have no violations reported:

  • ST METHODIOS FAITH/HRTGE CTR (Address: 329 CAMP MERRIMAC RD , Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANDY BEACH RV RESORT II (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANDY BEACH RV RESORT I (Population served: 163, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.6%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.1%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Contoocook compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Contoocook (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Contoocook Branch at 884 Main Street, Fountain Square, branch established on 1964/05/11. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Merrimack County Savings Bank: Contoocook Branch at 35 Kearsarge Avenue, branch established on 2003/10/15. Info updated 2010/09/09: Bank assets: $651.5 mil, Deposits: $469.5 mil, headquarters in Concord, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Merrimack Bancorp Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
New Hampshire average:

10.6

Contoocook travel time to work - commute Contoocook mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

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Religion statistics for Contoocook CDP (based on Merrimack County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,6547
Mainline Protestant12,79151
Evangelical Protestant5,19536
Other2,09715
Orthodox5802
None101,128-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Merrimack County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Merrimack County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Merrimack County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Merrimack County:

23.8%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

15.9%

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($252 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, NH  1.87% ($42,041 average AGI)
from Belknap County, NH  0.67% ($31,682)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.65% ($39,579)


6.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.87% ($37,908 average AGI)
to Belknap County, NH  0.81% ($32,100)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.57% ($43,319)

Strongest AM radio stations in Contoocook:

  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKXL (1450 AM; 1 kW; CONCORD, NH; Owner: EMBRO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)

Strongest FM radio stations in Contoocook:

  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEVO (89.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOTX-FM (102.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CAPITOL B/CING. INCORPORATION, INC.)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Contoocook:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WMUR-TV (Channel 9; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W39AR (Channel 39; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING. CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Contoocook fatal accident list:

Apr 27, 1991 09:40 AM, Sr12a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Gould Hill (Lat: 43.214222 Lon: -71.687000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KVF642, Licensee ID: L00049305
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.235 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 154.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 03/13/2021, Certifier: Richard E Wright
    Registrant: Capital Area Mutual Aid Fire Compact
  • 677 Clement Hill Road (Lat: 43.153056 Lon: -71.787222), Call Sign: WPUC568
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, 159.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2002, Expiration Date: 02/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012, Certifier: Joe Persechino
    Registrant: R & R Communications, Inc., Swanzey, NH 03446, Phone: (603) 352-1825, Fax: (603) 352-5697, Email:
  • Gould Hill (Lat: 43.214222 Lon: -71.687000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQOU381
    Assigned Frequencies: 4952.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Richard Wright
    Registrant: Capital Area Mutual Aid Fire Compact, 105 Loudon Rd, Building 1, Concord, NH 03301, Phone: (603) 225-8988, Fax: (603) 228-0983, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Gould Hill (Lat: 43.214222 Lon: -71.687000), Call Sign: KCI302
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.720 MHz, 152.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2004, Certifier: Michael A Pandow
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006-1813, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5565, Email:
  • Gould Hill, Near Contoocook (Lat: 43.214222 Lon: -71.687000), Call Sign: WQZ668
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2004, Certifier: Michael A Pandow
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5565, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Contoocook)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2489X , Serial Number: 18256389, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Kennedy, Rfd 2 Po Box 188, Contoocook, NH 03229
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2584P , Serial Number: 18-4326, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Kennedy, Rfd #2 Box 188, Contoocook, NH 03229
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 32407 , Serial Number: F71013, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 04/15/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Benjamin B Cochran, 170 Penacook Rd, Contoocook, NH 03229
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337G (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 53452 , Serial Number: 33701634, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Kennedy, Box 188 Rfd 2, Contoocook, NH 03229
  • Aircraft: BEECH A24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6146N , Serial Number: MA-367, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Super Iii LLC, Po Box 159, Contoocook, NH 03229
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7637X , Serial Number: 17248137, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1960
    Registrant (Corporation): N7637x Aircraft Inc, Po Box 146, Contoocook, NH 03229
  • Aircraft: AIR CREATION GTE 582S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 776S , Serial Number: 98ACGTE582SMGV1, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Valentine, 1300 Clement Hill Rd, Contoocook, NH 03229

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