Derry is a town located in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 34,021.
This article describes the entire town of Derry. There is additional demographic detail describing its central urban area, although that detail is also included in te aggregate values reported here. See: Derry (CDP), New Hampshire.
Although it is a town and not a city, Derry is the fourth most-populous community in New Hampshire, with more people than the state capital of Concord.
Derry has two famous sons: poet Robert Frost and astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American in space. It is home to two of America's oldest private schools, Pinkerton Academy, which was founded in 1814 and is still in operation, and the defunct Adams Female Seminary. Derry is also the former home of murderess Pamela Smart.
Web Sites and Links
Paul Hopfgarten - Councilor at LargeProvides information about town government operations, election results, and links to official town web sites.
Town of DerryOfficial town website. Departments, office hours, town council members, announcements, and employment openings.
Webster: DerryOfficial statistics and information from the New Hampshire State Library.
Windham Performing ArtsCommunity theater company. Lists information on current and past productions, ticket prices, and travel directions.