Nestled along Routes 125 and 101, Brentwood NH is a small town with an easy commute to the Manchester, Portsmouth, or Massachusetts areas. The town is a friendly, rural community located 20 minutes from New Hampshire's beautiful seacoast. With about 1,400 households, the population has nearly quadrupled to 4,200 inhabitants from its earliest count of 1,064 in 1767. Elementary children attend Swasey Central School in the heart of Brentwood. Middle and High School students attend the Exeter Cooperative Middle School and Exeter High School. Shopping is close by in Epping, Exeter and Stratham. Brentwood's 16.97 square miles are seated in the Rockingham County's geographical center and it is home to many of the county's support services.