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Home of Phillips Exeter Academy

Exeter is a town in Rockingham County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after the city in England.

The latitude of Exeter is 42.981N. The longitude is -70.948W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,058.


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Median household income
Local
$49,618
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Exeter demographic reports
Exeter is on the freshwater Exeter River and the salty Squamscott River.
Former and merged names include:
· Squamscott
Settled in 1638 as one of the first four townships of New Hampshire. Served as state capital in the early days of the Revolution

John Phillips founded his academy here in 1781, declaring his purpose to teach students "the great end and real business of living." The motto carved on the main academy building says, "Come hither, boys, that you may become men."

Graduates of Phillips Exeter include Gore Vidal and Robert Benchley
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· John Irving, author
Local festivals include:
  • American Independence Festival - July 21, 2007
  • Harvest Festival - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Exeter web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Kingston State Park
Historic sites and museums: American Independence Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Exeter residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Exeter ancestry & family history guide.

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Recommendations: Lunch at the Loaf and Ladle

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Exeter was $27,105, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Exeter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Exeter include Exeter Waterfront Commercial Historic District, Front Street Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Exeter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $651.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,426.


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Libraries in Exeter include Exeter Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Exeter include Exeter News-Letter

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Rockingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Exeter political report.

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The average commute time for Exeter workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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