The city is located 45 minutes from Boston, MA. on Route 3 and has been called "The Gate City." Nashua is the second largest city in New Hampshire and is the center of a diverse and dynamic region of more than 175,000 people. It is endowed with urban amenities as well as the charm of the traditional New England landscape. The combination of an excellent quality of life and proximity to Boston, the seacoast, and the White Mountains makes Nashua an attractive growth center for New England Nashua has been named "Money' magazine's "Best Place to Live in America," and is the only city in the country ever to win this honor twice. The City of Nashua is dedicated to developing and maintaining excellent realtionships with all of the people and businesses in our community. Nashua is not only a great place to live, we are also fortunate to have many activities and resources at our disposal.