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Barrington, NH Town Information

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 48.5 square miles (126 km2), of which 46.6 sq mi (121 km2) of it is land and 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2) is water, comprising 3.98% of the town. Barrington is drained by the Isinglass River and Bellamy River. Swains Lake and Mendum's Pond are in the south. The highest point in town is an unnamed summit near its western border, measuring 610 feet (190 m) above sea level. The highest named summit is Bumfagging Hill, at 601 ft (183 m). Barrington lies fully within the Piscataqua River (Coastal) watershed.[2] The commercial center of town is the village of East Barrington, centered on the junction of state routes 9 and 125.

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 7,475 people, 2,756 households, and 2,075 families residing in the town. The population density was 160.5 people per square mile (61.9/kmē). There were 3,147 housing units at an average density of 67.6 per square mile (26.1/kmē).

The Barrington School District serves town children from pre-K through grade 8, at the Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC), Barrington Elementary School and the Barrington Middle School. Students of high school age attend schools in neighboring communities, including Dover High School, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy, Oyster River High School or St. Thomas Aquinas High School.

Source: Wikipedia

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