Tamworth was founded in 1765 with a population of 2,800 as of 2020. Tamworth includes five villages: Tamworth, Chocorua, Whittier, South Tamworth and Wonalancet and has a total area of 60.7 square miles. Mount Chocorua and White Lake are well known attractions within Tamworth. Tamworth Family Day is an annual event held every 4th of July and includes a parade, food, music, games and fireworks.
With its majestic backdrop of Mount Chocorua, the most photographed mountain in America, Tamworth, New Hampshire is a picturesque town offering dramatic mountain views from many locations.
Tamworth is home to the oldest repertory theatre in the United States, the Barnstormers, which boasts an eclectic summer program of plays. It was founded in 1931 by Francis Cleveland, the son of 22nd president Grover Cleveland. It is one of the only professional theatres in the United States that performs eight shows in eight consecutive weeks every summer. A favorite venue for residents and visitors alike is the Remick Country Doctor and Farm Museum,a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution operated by the Edwin C. Remick Foundation that interprets medical history, New England agricultural history, and the rural lifestyle of the country doctor via exhibits, demonstrations, and public programs. The museum complex includes a museum center (located inside a historic connected farmhouse that includes a historic English barn and was previously occupied by Edwin Crafts and Marion Remick and their farmhands); cattle barn; milk house; maple sugar house; ice house; and stable. In addition to a museum, the site operates as a working farm, with chickens, pigs, sheep, goats, beef and dairy cows on-site and assorted hay fields in and around Tamworth.
While you are in Tamworth stop in to Batter-Up Bakery for breakfast or lunch or enjoy one of their many special treats.
The town hosts Tamworth Family Day with music, food and games on every 4th of July immediately after the annual parade, followed by a huge fireworks display in the evening. Famous people throughout the years have lived in Tamworth, including former President Grover Cleveland and John Greenleaf Whittier, who received much of his inspiration from the surrounding beauty of the town.
Other attractions include the Tamworth Farmers Market, The Tamworth Distillery, Mt. Chocorua, White Lake State Park, Ordination Rock, Tamworth History Center, Whippletree Winery, Cook Memorial Library, Chocorua Public Library.
For more information, please visit the town website at: https://www.tamworthnh.org/