Welcome! to NEW HAMPSHIRE's Wikia of Keene!Edit
This is a place for Keene, New Hampshire residents and visitors to share their experiences, and present information about services and events in our community.
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Ice-Storm of 2008Edit
Flood of 2005Edit
- Information about the Flood of 2005
About Keene, NHEdit
Keene is a city of about 22,000 inhabitants in the SW corner of New Hampshire. . It has been named one of America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation because of the city's attractive and welcoming ambiance and its dedication to cultural functions and activities for families.
It has a well established, lively and very picturesque downtown. The city is quite accessible for inhabitants and tourists alike, and even has a trolly-bus that will take you to many destinations around the city.
The main feature is its central square, with the white church at the head and its gazebo in the center of town.
Where is Keene, NH?Edit
- It lies mostly in a valley with Mt. Monadnock in the background. It is about 1/2 hour drive from both VT to the west and MA to the South. It is two hours NW of Boston, Massachussetts, and about one hour from the capital Concord, New Hampshire, and also an hour by car from the biggest city in NH, Manchester which has a large and modern airport. It is about four hours from the Canadian border to the North, and four hours from New York City to the South.
- Keene is part of the N.H. School Administrative Unit #29 which provides Superintendent and Administration services for Keene and several towns (Chesterfield, Harrisville, Marlborough, Marlow, Nelson, and Westmoreland) in Cheshire County.
There are also many private schools in the area.
Its Colleges and UniversitiesEdit
Another main educational feature is Keene State College, which has recently invested upwards of 35 million dollars in new construction. Other colleges in the area are Antioch University New England (formerly Antioch New England Graduate School), Franklin Pierce College and River Valley Community College.
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