Derry, NH, nicknamed “Spacetown” for being the birthplace of Alan Shepard (the first U.S. astronaut in space), is located in Rockingham County. Derry is crossed by Interstate 93 and is only 15 minutes from Manchester, NH, 45 minutes from the NH Seacoast, less than an hour from Boston, MA and an hour and a half from the White Mountains. Derry was once home to the acclaimed poet Robert Frost and his family (1900-1911)—the property is now the Robert Frost Farm Historical Site, which offers tours, displays, poetry readings and a nature/poetry trail from May through October. The Taylor Mill State Historic Site is a NH state park located in the 71-acre Ballard State Forest and is a popular spot for kayaking/canoeing and fishing. The Derry Rail Trail (part of the former Boston and Maine railroad) is a 4-mile paved path from Windham, NH to Derry’s town center and is ideal for road biking, walking/running and nature trips. Learn more about the town of Derry, NH.
Elementary school students attend Derry Village School, East Derry Memorial Elementary School, Ernest P. Barka Elementary School, Grinnell Elementary School or South Range Elementary School. Middle school students attend Gilbert H. Hood Middle School or West Running Brook Middle School, and high school student attend Pinkerton Academy.
Properties for sale in Derry primarily include single-family homes, multi-family homes and condos. Check out these homes for sale in Derry, New Hampshire: