On behalf of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners, "Welcome to Rockingham County, the Commerce Center of Southern New Hampshire". Our County has been cited on numerous occasions as one of the best locations in which to establish a home and a thriving business. The City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire (in Rockingham County) has most recently been identified by Money Magazine as the fifth best place to live in the United States. This has been accomplished by providing our residents with outstanding opportunities in education, strategic business location, a skilled labor force, no state income tax and an excellent quality of life.

Rockingham County has always emphasized its many advantages for new business opportunities such as our central location (located on New Hampshire's Seacoast/60 minutes north of Boston), multiple forms of easy-access transportation and the County's most important resource - a talented and dedicated work force.

While browsing through this website you will note the numerous advantages to locating your business and residence in Rockingham County. Whether you are looking for a rural setting or the excitement of a large city, Rockingham County is the place for you. We invite you to explore our County and enjoy the many leisure and cultural facilities, you'll be glad you did!

Sincerely,

Rockingham County Commissioners