Town of Peterborough

Welcome to “Our Town”

Peterborough NHPeterborough, New Hampshire, is home to artists, authors, publishers, merchants, retirees and growing families alike. Our town is known for its quaint and historic mills converted into unique businesses, shops and residences. It’s a regional destination that includes retail boutiques, specialty stores and fine restaurants, and where outdoor recreation abounds. Stately brick and wood Colonial-style homes dot the streets.

Peterborough bustles in daily commerce and community life while at the same time offering the sense of peace and tranquility that the natural surroundings help preserve.

The Greater Community

There’s just so much to do here and you can learn more about the local resources from the Monadnock Collaborative and other organizations. Learn more about our local attractions and resources at the links below:

Residents at Peterborough PlayersPeterborough Players – Professional Theatre

Monadnock Summer Lyceum – World-Class Speakers and Lecturers

Monadnock Region Thrive Guide - Photography and Stories Showcasing the Region.

MacDowell Colony – Artist Community Facilitating High Creative Accomplishment

Monadnock Center for History and Culture – Museum of Regional History and Culture

There are many more local boutiques, specialty stores, businesses and fine restaurants to visit. Our residents can point you to some of the area’s best-kept secrets, which are too numerous to list here.



Peterborough NH sign Peterborough NH  Peterborough Players

The Heart of Monadnock Region

RiverMead is in the heart of the Monadnock Region of southern New Hampshire.  Offering an abundance of nature and cultural opportunities just outside our doors.  Many opportunities to access/travel to Boston and other urban areas.