Authorities is the town’s chief employer. The state, county, and metropolis governments present many roles.
Concord was referred to as Penacook when it was based in 1727. The city took the identify Rumford in 1733. The identify was modified to Concord, which means peace, in 1765 after Rumford and the close by city of Bow settled a bitter boundary dispute. Concord turned the state capital in 1808.