Best Places to Live in New Hampshire

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What you need to know about New Hampshire

Residents of New Hampshire often refer to one of the state’s seven geographic regions when describing where they live. From the Great North Woods to the Lakes Region and Seacoast, New Hampshire provides a variety of year-round activities to enjoy like snowmobiling, boating and hiking. Portsmouth and Concord are among the best places to live in New Hampshire. There is no general sales tax or personal income tax in New Hampshire, which attracts many tourists, residents and businesses.


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Reasons to Move to Manchester NH
8 Reasons to Move to Manchester, NH
Home to delicious dining, world-class skiing, and loads of arts and culture, Manchester is the star of New Hampshire and a hidden gem of New England
Located near downtown Lebanon, N.H., Storrs Hill Ski Area offers cross-country skiing, sledding and downhill skiing.
Why Lebanon, NH, Is the Best Small Town in America
This quintessential New England community might just be the perfect small town
Snow covers the roof of this covered wooden bridge, Packard Hill Bridge spanning Mascoma River - Lebanon, NH
6 Things to Do in Lebanon, NH
Choices include hiking trails, good restaurants and the AVA


Homes Owned 71%
71% Complete
Homes Rented 29%
29% Complete

Median Home Price

Higher than the national average

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


Bachelor’s Degree 34%
34% Complete
Graduated High School 92%
92% Complete


Most residents are
45-54 Years old

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