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Home > Real Estate Resources for Southern New Hampshire > Town in the Spotlight: Hooksett, New Hampshire

The town of Hooksett, New Hampshire is located between Manchester, New Hampshire and Concord, New Hampshire. It is a suburb located on the Merrimack River. It is a quiet town with many civic organizations.

Thirty percent of the population of Hooksett is located within a central area, called Hooksett Village. The town hall and numerous small businesses reside here, although a short distance away you can find larger areas of development, specifically in the retail sector.


Hooksett maintains three public schools which serve grades K through 8. It shares a highschools with neighboring communities. A number of nearby private schools such as Mont Blanc Academy are available as well.

There is also a strong community surrounding the town's library, which holds numerous events, classes and workshops.

Property Taxes

As of 2010 the tax rate for residential property is $21.16 per $1,000 of assessed value. $5.89 is forwarded to municipal services, $10.30 to the town's public schools, $2.33 toward state schools and $2.64 to the county of Merrimack. A home assessed at $300,000 would be taxed $6,348 annually.

Attractions Near Hooksett

Southern New Hampshire has a lot of interesting and historical attractions located a short drive from Hooksett.

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