NEWFOUND LAKE, THE LARGEST FRESHWATER SWIM BEACH IN A NH STATE PARK, IS 6 MILES LONG, 2.4 MILES WIDE, 183 FEET DEEP, 5 ISLANDS, 4 TOWNS!

WATER POWER FROM NEWFOUND RIVER WAS THE CENTER OF MANUFACTURING IN THE EARLY DAYS.

VISIT THE HEART OF 03222, FOUND AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTES 3A AND 104.

SUMMER IN THE HEART OF 603 VISIT CHARMING LOCAL SHOPS ON MAIN STREET IN BRISTOL

BRISTOL’S CENTRAL SQUARE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR MONUMENT, COMMEMORATING THE BEGINNING OF THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA.

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Bristol

230 Lake St. Bristol, NH
(603) 744-3354

Population

3,300 (+/-)

 

Median Household Income

$54,015

 

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Bristol is home to the southern portion of stunning Newfound Lake and Wellington State Park, New Hampshire’s largest freshwater swimming beach. Locals and visitors who enjoy the outdoors can take advantage of Bristol’s hiking trails, biking paths, picnic areas, designated fishing spots, and loads of views of the deepest and clearest lake in the state.

Hungry? Bristol has a wide variety of eateries and offerings for foodies, families, couples, and folks just looking for a quick bite. Freshly fried fish, homemade fudge, bangers and mash, a pint of microbrew: there’s something for everyone. Offering all the pleasures of small-town New England living, Bristol has a vibrant downtown: homemade ice cream, live music, and shops.

In Bristol, community matters! We are vibrant and welcoming to businesses and families alike located in the heart of NH.

— MONIQUE ABEAR, BRANCH MANAGER, FRANKLIN SAVINGS BANK

NIGHT LIFE

Bristol offers breweries, restaurants, and small-venue live music.

BEST KEPT SECRET

Profile Falls

CLAIM TO FAME

  • Bristol has been visited by two presidents in modern times, Richard Nixon and George H.W. Bush.
  • Diane the Turtle, 48-year old chelonian resident of Twin Designs Gift Shop

ANNUAL EVENTS

  • Old Home Day
  • NH Marathon, 10K road race, 5K race and health walk
  • Apple Festival
  • Christmas tree lighting and craft fair
  • 4th of July fireworks

PARKS AND RECREATION

Tapply-Thompson Community Center

30 North Main St.

603-744-2713

SCHOOLS

Bristol is part of SAU 4 and includes:

Bristol Elementary
55 School St., 603-744-2761

Newfound Memorial Middle School
North Main St., 603-744-8162

Newfound Regional High School
150 Newfound Rd., 603-744-6006

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