The city of Nashua is located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. It is the second largest city is the state of New Hampshire, right behind Manchester, NH. As of the 2013 census, Nashua, NH has a population of over 87,100.
When Nashua was first discovered, it was an area of land called Dunstable. Massachusetts and New Hampshire disputed over this land since it was right on the border of the two states. In 1746, it was decided that the New Hampshire part Dunstable would become incorporated as a town. In 1835, the New Hampshire area of Dunstable was renamed Nashua, NH. The city is named after the Nashua River, which was named by the Nashuway Indians.