These Are The 10 Best Places In New Hampshire To Catch Pokemon


These are the cities and towns in New Hampshire where you have the best chance to catch ’em all, based on the data of where Pokemon are traditionally found.

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So, you want to catch ’em all, huh?

Pokemon Go has swept the nation, and the app has broken records for the most downloads in the first week of release. All over the country, people are swarming, gathering, and all around going nuts, playing this interactive game.

Since we’re a data analytics website, and because we’re often cited as the ‘go to’ place for regional infotainment, we thought it was our duty to be as helpful as we can for people in New Hampshire who want to have the inside scoop as to where they should go if they want to dominate this addicting game.

After analyzing every place in New Hampshire, here is our list of the best places to catch Pokemon in the Granite State:

  1. Franklin (Photos)
  2. Laconia (Photos)
  3. Somersworth (Photos)
  4. Portsmouth (Photos)
  5. Claremont (Photos)
  6. Lebanon (Photos)
  7. Berlin (Photos)
  8. Dover (Photos)
  9. Rochester (Photos)
  10. Keene (Photos)

As you might note, these are all smaller suburbs of major cities in New Hampshire. That’s because in smaller cities, there are a higher number of places per capita where Pokemon are traditionally found. Meaning you’ll find more Pokemon in a much smaller area. When you read the analysis below, this will all make sense. Trust us.

So, grab your avatars, cell phones, and your Poké Balls as we uncover the truly best places in New Hampshire in which to find the most Pokemon, based on data.

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How do you decide where the best place is to catch Pokemon?

In order to rank the best places in New Hampshire in which to catch ’em all, we had to determine which cities, towns and villages in New Hampshire have the most places to find Pokemon.

So we scraped the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers

We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using Google Maps, this is the criteria we used:

  • Number of parks per capita
  • Number of museums per capita
  • Number of churches per capita
  • Number of memorials and public gathering places per capita

If you’d like to see the complete list of cities, scroll to the bottom of this post to see a chart of the top cities.

Note: When measuring the locations listed above, we measured the locations within a short drive of the center of each place in New Hampshire.

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1. Franklin

Franklin, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 8,462
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.13
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.59
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.91
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.95

2. Laconia

Laconia, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 16,007
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.87
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.69
Churches Per 1,000 People: 3.75
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.5

3. Somersworth

Somersworth, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 11,765
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.72
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.51
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.1
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.59

4. Portsmouth

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 21,366
Parks Per 1,000 People: 1.78
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.98
Churches Per 1,000 People: 2.81
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.47

5. Claremont

Claremont, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 13,169
Parks Per 1,000 People: 1.29
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.53
Churches Per 1,000 People: 3.49
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.53

6. Lebanon

Lebanon, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 13,474
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.52
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.52
Churches Per 1,000 People: 3.79
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.3

7. Berlin

Berlin, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 9,710
Parks Per 1,000 People: 0.62
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.51
Churches Per 1,000 People: 3.71
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.31

8. Dover

Dover, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 30,332
Parks Per 1,000 People: 0.99
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.49
Churches Per 1,000 People: 1.98
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.23

9. Rochester

Rochester, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 29,883
Parks Per 1,000 People: 0.97
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.13
Churches Per 1,000 People: 2.01
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.17

10. Keene

Keene, New Hampshire

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 23,281
Parks Per 1,000 People: 0.82
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.21
Churches Per 1,000 People: 1.72
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.09

There You Have It

If you’re looking at communities in New Hampshire where you have a much higher chance of catching Pokemon, this is an accurate list.

If you’re also curious enough, here’s how the larger cities in New Hampshire with the most reliable locations to catch a Pokemon rank, according to science.

  1. Portsmouth (Photos)
  2. Laconia (Photos)
  3. Claremont (Photos)
  4. Lebanon (Photos)
  5. Dover (Photos)

For more New Hampshire reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Best Places In New Hampshire To Catch Pokemon

City Rank Population
Franklin 1 8,462
Laconia 2 16,007
Somersworth 3 11,765
Portsmouth 4 21,366
Claremont 5 13,169
Lebanon 6 13,474
Berlin 7 9,710
Dover 8 30,332
Rochester 9 29,883
Keene 10 23,281
Nashua 11 86,799
Concord 12 42,514
Manchester 13 110,065

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