Bicycle City New Hampshire

Table of Contents
Potential Bicycle City Locations Introduction
Potential New Hampshire Bicycle City Locations
Alternative Energy Organizations & Companies in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Animal & Wildlife Groups
New Hampshire Business Organizations & Resources
New Hampshire Education Organizations & Resources
New Hampshire Environmental Groups
New Hampshire International Groups
New Hampshire State Government
In Conclusion
Introduction

Mountains, lakes, rivers and natural areas -- 9,351 square miles listed at Trails.com -- make the “Granite State“ a desirable potential home for Bicycle City, New Hampshire. The state’s residents work hard to preserve and protect the state’s natural beauty and resources, goals that dovetail with prospective Bicycle City, N.H. development.

A commitment to renewable energy is underscored by the availability of state property tax exemptions to residents who install solar thermal, solar photovoltaic or wind for electricity or central wood-fired heating systems in their homes, according to the New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning.

New Hampshire has a changing climate and is broken into three main land areas, according to NetState. The areas include: the Coastal Lowlands, where the state borders the Atlantic Ocean; the Eastern New England Uplands, which contains valleys, hills, lakes and rivers; and northern New Hampshire’s White Mountains Region, which covers and consists of rugged mountains and narrow valleys

From canoeing and kayaking the vast lakes and rivers to traversing the trails and mountains, there numerous outdoor recreation opportunities exist for potential Bicycle City, NH, residents or visitors to enjoy in each season. Wildlife enthusiasts are sure to see some of New Hampshire’s amazing native wildlife such as the moose, white tailed deer and bald eagles, according to Outdoor ESCAPES New Hampshire, LLC.

Potential New Hampshire Bicycle City Locations

With pristine lakes, mountains, rivers and forests, areas in proximity to the following cities and towns could be ideal potential spots to locate Bicycle City, N.H.

Keene, N.H.
  • Population: 22,563
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 41.28 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 30, Feb 34, Mar 43, Apr 56, May 69,
    Jun 77, Jul 82, Aug 80, Sep 72, Oct 60, Nov 47, Dec 35
  • Water: Nine streams, rivers and/or creeks running through Keene.
  • Adjacent Public Land: Ash Swamp Brook, Ashuelot River Park, Beaver Brook
    Falls, Beech Hill Preserve, Greater Goose Pond Forest, Horatio Colony Trust Nature Preserve, Otter Brook Dam Recreation Area, Robin Hood Park and Forest, Stearns Hill
  • Zip Codes: 03431, 03435, 03446, 03448, 03602
  • Other Highlights: There city is known by National Trust for its historical preservation and bucolic rolling hills. Rated 57 out of 193 greatest small American cities, and named one of the top 10 places to raise a family in America.
Bartlett, N.H.
  • Population: 2,705
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 51.12 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 28, Feb 32, Mar 40, Apr 53, May 66, Jun 75, Jul 80,
    Aug 77, Sep 68, Oct 56, Nov 44, Dec 32
  • Adjacent Public Land: White Mountain National Forest, nearby Crawford Notch State Park and
    Bretton Woods, Echo Lake-Cathedral Ledge State Park, Mt. Attitash
  • Zip Codes: 03812, 03598, 03574, 03860, 03598, 03818
  • Other Highlights: Very low crime rate, Mt. Attitash Ski area, access to beach/waterfront recreation as well as camping, skiing, hiking, fishing and hunting,
Suncook, N.H.
  • Population: 5,362
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 37.56 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 31, Feb 34, Mar 44, Apr 57, May 70, Jun 78, Jul 83, Aug 81, Sep 72, Oct 61, Nov 48, Dec 36
  • Water: Suncook River Reservoir,
  • Adjacent Public Land: Bear Brook State Park, Taylor State Forest, nearby Rock Rimmon Park, Livingston Park and Piscataquog Park
  • Zip Codes: 03275, 03106, 03103, 03275, 03301
  • Other Highlights: Nearby organic farm and farmer’s market, Onemile Trail system
Concord, N.H.
  • Population: 40, 687
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 37.56 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 31, Feb 34, Mar 44, Apr 57, May 70, Jun 78, Jul 83, Aug 81, Sep 72, Oct 61, Nov 48, Dec 36
  • Water: Garvin Falls, Fort Eddy Lake, Horseshoe Pond, Turee Pond and Turkey Pond
  • Adjacent Public Land: White Park, Rollins Park, Russell F. Martin Memorial Park, Walker State Forest, Garrison Park, Merrill Park
  • Zip Codes: 03301, 03303, 03304, 03307, 03235, 03276, 03234, 03237
  • Other Highlights: Noted as one of the most “desirable communities in New Hampshire to live and work”
Dover, N.H.
  • Population: 26,884
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 42.8 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 33, Feb 37, Mar 46, Apr 58, May 69, Jun 78, Jul 83, Aug 81, Sep 73, Oct 62, Nov 49, Dec 38
  • Water: Six major ponds and lakes and many more nearby, Cochecho River Walk, Bellamy River
  • Adjacent Public Land: Blue Job Mountain State Forest, Sunken Island, Bellamy Preserve, Garrison Hill Park, Fish Ladder Park
  • Zip Codes: 03820, 03867, 03825, 03878, 03908
  • Other Highlights: Community trail system for alternative transportation and recreation is underway
Wolfeboro, N.H.
  • Population: 2,979
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 40.9 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 29, Feb 34, Mar 42, Apr 54, May 67, Jun 76, Jul 82, Aug 80, Sep 71, Oct 59, Nov 46, Dec 34
  • Water: Four city beaches and five more nearby, Lake Wentworth, 38 islands
  • Adjacent Public Land: Governor Wentworth State Park, nearby Pine River State Forest, Cate Park, Foss Field, McKinney Park
  • Zip Codes: 03894, 03850, 03809, 03816, 03887, 03872
Meredith, N.H.
  • Population: 1,739
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 40.9 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 29, Feb 34, Mar 42, Apr 54, May 67, Jun 76, Jul 82, Aug 80, Sep 71, Oct 59, Nov 46, Dec 34
  • Water: Forty-six nearby lakes and ponds; city is participating in a project to protect Lake Waukegan watershed
  • Adjacent Public Land: Alton Bay State Forest, CH Page State Forest, Chemung State Forest, George Duncan State Forest, Hamel State Forest, Huston-Morgan State Forest, Meadow Pond State Forest and Swain State Forest
  • Zip Codes: 03253, 03269, 03247, 03246, 03256
Nottingham, N.H.
  • Population: 3,701
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 44.5 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 33, Feb 37, Mar 45, Apr 57, May 69, Jun
    78, Jul 83, Aug 81, Sep 72, Oct 61, Nov 49, Dec 37
  • Water: Five area beaches
  • Adjacent Public Land: Pawtuckaway State Park, Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Bear Brook State Park
  • Zip Codes: 03290, 03261, 03825, 03077, 03037, 03042
  • Other Highlights: Nearby organic farmer’s markets and farms; oldest recycling center in the nation
Laconia, N.H.
  • Population: 16,411
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 40.9 inches
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 39, Feb 34, Mar 42, Apr 54, May 67, Jun 76, Jul 82, Aug 80, Sep 71, Oct 59, Nov 46, Dec 34
  • Water: Gilford Beach, Endicott Park Beach
  • Adjacent Public Land: Opechee Bay Tract, Saltmarsh Pond State Forest, Bond Park, Endicott Rock Park, Leavitt Park, Memorial Park, Wyatt Park
  • Zip Codes: 03246, 03629, 03249, 03276, 03220, 03253
  • Other Highlights: Organic farmer’s market; ideal location for skiing, hiking and swimming
Goshen, N.H.
  • Population: 741
  • Average Annual Rainfall: 43.99
  • Average Monthly High Temperatures: Jan 30, Feb 33, Mar 42, Apr 55, May 69, Jun 76, Jul 80,
    Aug 78, Sep 69, Oct 58, Nov 45, Dec 34
  • Water: Sunapee Lake
  • Adjacent Public Land: Mt. Sunapee State Park, Pillsbury State Park, Winslow State Park, Rollins State Park
  • Zip Codes: 03752, 03743, 03773, 03603, 03280, 03605
  • Other Highlights: On the pollution scorecard, the county ranked among cleanest 30 percent in U.S.; Monadnock Sunapee Trail and nearly 150 mountains and/or hills to hike and climb nearby

Bicycle City Potential Location Sources:

Alternative Energy Organizations & Companies in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Animal & Wildlife Groups
New Hampshire Business Organizations & Resources
New Hampshire Education Organizations & Resources
New Hampshire Environmental Groups
New Hampshire International Groups
New Hampshire State Government
In Conclusion

New Hampshire is ranked the 46th state in size, but its natural beauty and offerings to outdoor enthusiasts rank at the top of the list and are sure to please potential Bicycle City, New Hampshire, residents and tourists. This state is home to people who are environmentally conscious, support organic farming and potentially supportive of Bicycle City, NH development. An ecologically-friendly and alternative transportation-savvy Population base is likely to welcomes potential Bicycle City, New Hampshire, development.