Community Information

The following provides Hopkinton/Contoocook community information and links of interest.


Minutes to Schools, Routes 89 and 93

Goodrich Pastures is located on Crowell Road, close to the village of Hopkinton. It is conveniently located near the local Hopkinton schools and Routes 202/9, 89 and 93. Hopkinton High School, Middle School, and Maple Street School (grades 4-6) are all minutes away in Contoocook Village. Harold Martin School (grades K-3) is in Hopkinton Village.

Top Community; Excellent Schools

The town of Hopkinton has much to offer. Besides a central location, this community of 5,600 boasts a moderate tax rate and excellent services. According to a study conducted in early 2014 by US News and World Report, Hopkinton High School was ranked 1st among New Hampshire's public schools. Hopkinton High School has also been awarded a national silver medal and is ranked nationally #711 of the 19,400 public schools in the US. The school includes comprehensive course offerings and a full athletic program.

Hopkinton residents support an active community athletic program, a strong conservation commission and 1,290 acres that are protected as town forests, recreation areas and open space properties with miles of woodland trails.

Hopkinton and its business district of Contoocook Village offer small town ambiance through a blend of well preserved history and natural beauty. In addition to working farms and the oldest covered railroad bridge in the United States, both villages host a variety of eclectic shops, restaurants and services.

Links to Town of Hopkinton, Schools, and Recreation

The Town of Hopkinton Official Site
Hopkinton NH School District Site
Hopkinton Conservation Land and Trails site with trail maps, photos, etc.
Elm Brook Park - Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Recreation

Links to Local Businesses

Gould Hill Farm - Orchard, Pick-your-Own, Bakery, and Unbelievable Views
Beech Hill Farm - Ice Cream, Family Activities, Corn Mazes
Contoocook Creamery - Local Dairy
Colonial Village Market and Pharmacy and Dry Cleaning
Cracker Barrel Village Store in Hopkinton Village
Storms Fitness Center
Three on Main Mercantile - Unique boutique shop
Indigo Blues - Clothes, Jewelry and Accessories

Links to Restaurants and Cafes

The Everyday Cafe and Pub
The Schoolhouse Cafe
Covered Bridge Restaurant