Rindge

Web site: http://www.town.rindge.nh.us

Population: 4,941 (1990); 5,451 (2000); 6,391 (2006)

Overview
Rindge was first granted by the Massachusetts government in 1736. The grantees were soldiers from Rowley, Massachusetts, returning from the war in Canada, and the settlement was known as Rowley-Canada. Following establishment of New Hampshire as a separate province, the Masonian Proprietors regranted the territory, and it was renamed Monadnock Number 1, or South Monadnock, in 1749. The town was incorporated as Rindge in 1768, in honor of Captain Daniel Rindge, one of the original grant holders who was related by marriage to Governor Benning Wentworth.

Geography
Region: Monadnock
County: Cheshire
Distance from:
o Manchester, NH: 45 miles
o Boston, MA: 70 miles
o New York, NY: 250 miles
o Montreal, Quebec: 260 miles

Town Hall
Rindge Town offices
P.O. Box 163
30 Payson Hill Road
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-5181

Municipal Information
Government: Selectmen/Town Administrator
Planning Board: Elected
Police Department: Full time
Fire Department: Full time
Nearest Hospital: Monadnock in Peterborough; Henry Heywood in Gardner MA (20 miles)

Election Districts
State House District: 28
State Senate District: 11
Executive Council District: 5
U.S. Congress House of Representatives District: 2

Schools
Jaffrey Rindge Cooperative School District
http://www.sau47.k12.nh.us/

Rindge Memorial School
58 School St
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3363

Heritage Christian School
7 East Main Street
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-6700‎
heritagecs.org

Franklin Pierce College
40 University Dr
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-4000‎
www.franklinpierce.edu



Services
Rindge Town Fire Department
275 Main St
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3324

Rindge Town Police Department
158 Main St
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-5009

Ingalls Memorial Library
252 Main St
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3303



Utilities
Electric: PSNH
Gas: None
Water Supplier: Private wells
Sanitation: Franklin Pierce College
Curbside Trash Pickup: No
Telephone: Verizon
Cable television service: Yes


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