Welcome to Derry!
The largest community in the region, and the fourth-largest municipality in the state, the town of Derry is home to 33,109 residents. Boasting the region’s only downtown, Derry is home to one of the oldest private schools in the nation, Pinkerton Academy, founded in 1814. Derry was also home to astronaut Alan Shepard and poet Robert Frost. The town boasts a wide array of recreational and entertainment amenities, including Beaver Lake, the Derry Rail Trail, and the Derry Opera House.