Hanover (New Hampshire)

Hanover is a city in west central New Hampshire. It is home to Dartmouth College, founded in 1769. Dartmouth's pretty campus dominates the center of this small town and provides most of the attraction.



 Climate Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily highs (°F) 28 33 43 57 69 78 82 80 72 58 45 33
Nightly lows (°F) 10 13 22 34 44 53 59 57 50 37 29 17
Precipitation (in) 2.7 2.5 3.1 3.0 3.5 3.5 4.2 3.8 3.4 4.0 3.5 2.9

   Data from NOAA (1981-2010)

Get in

By car

Interstate 93 north to Interstate 89 north at Concord, NH. Exit I-89 at Exit 18 in Lebanon, NH, bear right onto Route 120 north and follow to Hanover.

Take I-89 south to I-91 north in White River Junction, VT. Continue as below.

Take Interstate 91 north to exit 13 at Norwich, Vermont. Bear right off the exit, across the Ledyard Bridge spanning the Connecticut River. Continue up the hill on West Wheelock St. in Hanover.

By air

By train

Amtrak "Vermonter" service from Washington and New York arrives daily in nearby White River Junction, Vermont.

By bus

Get around

The downtown/campus area is easily covered on foot.



The Appalachian Trail runs right through town.





Be advised that accommodations are extremely difficult to find in the area on special Dartmouth weekends such as Graduation, home football games and Winter Carnival.

Go next

Hanover is in the middle of many charming small towns. For a scenic drive take Route 10 north along the Connecticut River and then Routes 116 and 112 to the Lincoln in the White Mountain National Forest.

Routes through Hanover

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