Kensington is a small rural community of approximately 2100 people. It is situated in southeastern Rockingham County, about 8 miles from the Atlantic Ocean.
The town remains a community of farms, wetlands, woodlands & pastures. Our roads have rural names such as Stumpfield, Wild Pasture, Drinkwater, Hemlock, Juniper, and Muddy Pond. This community is one where old fashion values still prevail.
It is approximately 12 square miles in size and has four state owned roads running through it including: Routes 84, 107, 108, and 150.
The downtown, though small, serves the needs of the community well. It includes a Town Hall, elementary school (grades K-5), library, two churches, volunteer Fire Department, Police Department, and cemetery.