Facts About Bow

  • Municipality: Town of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States of America.
  • Population: Community: 8,229 (2020), Merrimack County: 151,391 (2019)
  • Location: 5 miles south of Concord, NH, 12 miles north of Manchester, NH (25 minutes), 68 miles north of Boston, MA (1 hour, 17 minutes)
  • Temperature (degrees F): Annual Average: 50 degrees, July Average: 70, January Average: 22.
  • Elevation: 605 feet.
  • Annual Precipitation: 39.8 inches.
  • Labor Market: Concord and Manchester.
  • Income: Median Household Income: $122,230 (2019)
  • Predominant Industry: Warehouse and distribution; automotive and truck sales; light industrial, technology 
  • Area Zoned for Industry: 550 acres.


  • Municipal Water: . The Town's municipal water system serves properties in the Route 3A Commercial/Industrial area. Domestic service only is available on Hall Street. 
  • Municipal Sewer: Hall Street, the north end of Route 3A, South Street and Logging Hill Road all currently have sewer service. Additional capacity is available and extensions are permitted.
  • Electricity: Until and Eversource Energy 
  • Natural Gas Supplier: Liberty Utilities  
  • Telephone: Consolidated Communications and Dunbarton Telephone
  • Cell Phone: Service available.
  • Cable: Comcast.

Municipal Services

  • Police: Bow Police Department. Full-time.
  • Fire: Bow Fire and Rescue. Full-time.
  • Libraries: Baker Free Library, Concord Public Library, NH State Library.
  • Newspapers: Concord Monitor (daily), Manchester Union Leader (daily).
  • Bank: Merrimack County Savings Bank.
  • Churches: Most denominations.
  • Airports: Concord Municipal Airport, Manchester - Boston Regional Airport (23 miles), Logan International Airport (Boston, MA - 70 miles)