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Serving the Monadnock Region for over 175 Years 

At Bellows-Nichols Insurance, we’re dedicated to protecting our community by providing individuals, families, and small businesses with the best access to insurance coverage. Since 1836, our insurance agency has served the Monadnock Region and represents some of the nation’s best insurance companies.

Our agencies are located in the communities of Peterborough and Antrim, NH. No matter what your insurance needs may be, one of our agents is ready to assist you.

Call 800-974-7155 or reach out to our locations to get started!

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How Can We Help You Today? 

Whether you’re looking for Business, Homeowners, Auto, Umbrella, Health or Disability insurance, we can provide you with a policy that meets all of your unique needs and goals. If you have questions or require assistance with filing a claim, get in touch with us. Visit our Claims Directory or FAQ’s for additional information.

Automobile Insurance

Whether you drive a car, truck, or motorcycle, automobile insurance protects against losses including the liability coverage of bodily injury, property damage, and medical payments, and the physical damage coverage of collision and comprehensive. It also provides compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and liability coverage for others involved.

Boat Insurance

Boat insurance provides a range of coverage for a watercraft, such as a boat, sailboat, yacht or other marine vehicle.

Business Insurance

If you own a business, commercial insurance is essential to protecting your financial assets, property, and livelihood. Many business insurance policies provide coverage during lawsuits, theft or vandalism, as well as coverage for your employees. There are several types of Commercial policies available such as Commercial Property, Business Auto, Workers Compensation, and Professional Liability.

Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners insurance provides coverage on a person’s house, other structures on the property, as well as the personal possessions inside it. It protects against a wide variety of perils including windstorms, fire and theft. The liability portion of the policy covers the homeowner for accidental injuries caused to third parties and/or their property. Flood is not covered by this type of policy. You must buy flood insurance separately.

Group Insurance

Group health insurance provides coverage for all included members of your business or organization. Group policies tend to be more cost-effective and carry lower premiums than individual policies. There are several types of Group Health policies available including but not limited to Health, Life, Disability, and Dental.

Umbrella Insurance

Umbrella insurance is designed to provide an extra layer of coverage above the limit of the underlying policy or policies, such as homeowners, auto, or business insurance. This type of coverage may protect you in cases of lawsuits, libel, vandalism, and sometimes broader than those of underlying policies.

Health Insurance

Health insurance provides coverage for hospital, physician, and other medical expenses resulting from illness or injury. Health insurance policies vary, offering different deductibles, co-payments, coverage for specialized services, and in-network and out-of-network coverage.

Renter's Insurance

Renter’s insurance protects a tenant’s personal belongings, and provides coverage for living arrangements should an event leave the living space uninhabitable. The liability portion of the policy covers the tenant for accidental injuries caused to third parties and/or their property. Flood is not covered by this type of policy. You must buy flood insurance separately.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance protects you against financial risk such as money invested in nonrefundable pre-payments. Other covered losses that may be incurred while you’re traveling include last-minute trip cancellations, lost luggage, medical expenses incurred overseas, and lodging arrangements in cases of natural disasters.

Disability Insurance

Disability insurance is a type of insurance that will provide income in the event a worker is unable to perform their work and earn money due to a disability.

Community Involvement

A Hometown Insurance Agency You Can Trust

Our staff continues to grow and nurture strong ties to our community, and we’re dedicated to giving back in more ways than one. Many of our agents volunteer within the community and are members of the local Kiwanis club, Chamber of Commerce, and other regional organizations.

With our knowledge and commitment to our community, we have a better understanding of what’s best for your personal and professional protection.

Our staff looks forward to meeting you!


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Thomas C, insurance testimonial, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“I have been with Bellows-Nichols for about 30 years and my experience has been very positive… I appreciate that there is a lot of care and enthusiasm given toward our relationship, and the trust that I feel from knowing what I get is right and solid. I would like to thank this great group of people for making something essential (insurance) into a pleasurable experience.”

– Thomas C.

best insurance company, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“I have worked with Bellows-Nichols for a number of years for our business insurance needs. The staff are friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. They are responsive to our needs and a pleasure to work with. Bellows-Nichols has done an excellent job for us.”

Ruth W.

homeowners insurance, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“I have been a client of Bellow-Nichols agency for the past 35 years. The agents at Bellow-Nichols are very supportive, helpful, and very knowledgeable of our personal needs. I can never thank them enough for all their support.”

Carol B.

comprehensive insurance plans, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“Excellent service, quick quote, and easy no hassle policy. Highly recommended!”

Derek M.

insurance agents, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“The folks at Bellows-Nichols Insurance are really wonderful. They are available when you need them to answer questions and always go above and beyond to make sure your coverage is in line, and equally important, they keep watch over your premiums.”

– Beth C.

automobile insurance, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“I’ve been with Bellows Nichols now for more than ten years. They have been helpful in every situation I’ve had, and I’d recommend this agency to everyone!”

Timothy R.

comprehensive insurance plans, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“Great service and looks for the best insurance at the lowest premiums. Wish we had gone to them sooner!”

Deborah S.

insurance agents, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“It is always a 5 star experience working with Jeannette!”

– Mike B.

automobile insurance, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

“Professional, helpful and friendly!
Thanks for insuring us go over 50 years!”

Marcy G.

Bellows-Nicols Insurance, Peterborough & Hancock, NH

We do not offer every plan available in your area.  Currently we represent 7 organizations which offer 43 products in your area.  Please contact, 1-800-MEDICARE, or your local State Health Insurance Program to get information on all of your options.

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