Amherst New Hampshire Homes For Sale

Amherst New Hampshire Homes For Sale

Amherst is a town located in Southern New Hampshire in the Merrimack Valley region of the state. It is situated in central Hillsborough County and encompasses a total area of 34.8 square miles, .5 of which is water. As of the 2010 United States Census, Amherst was home to 11,201 people.

Amherst was first granted in 1728 to a group of soldiers who had taken part in King Philip's War. At the time, it was called Narragansett Number 3, then later it was change dto Souhegan Number 3. Settlement of the area began in 1733 and, in 1760, it was officially incorporated as a town by Governor Benning Wentworth. The town got its name from Lord Amherst, a general in the French and Indian War. Parts of the town have been split off and separated over the years; the Southwestern region became the town of Milford in 1790, and the Northwest portion became Mont Vernon in 1803.

Less than 2 percent of Amherst's total area is made up of water. It includes parts of Souhegan River, Beaver Brook, Joe English Brook and Bloody Brook. Its highest point lies at Chestnut Hill, where elevation reaches 865 above sea level. Over the years, Amherst has been called home by a number of notable people, including: U.S. Congressmen Charles G. Atherton, Charles Humphrey Atherton, Clifton Clagett and Jonathan Fisk; former governor of Michigan John S. Barry; Horace Greeley, founder of the Liberal Republic Party; former first lady Jane Means Pierce; and artist Moses Billings.

Amherst is governed by an elected Board of Selectmen. The town boasts a full-time police department, an on-call fire department and volunteer emergency medical services. Top employers in the area include Wal-Mart, H&M Metals Inc., Diacom Corporation, Resin System Corporation, Vibrac Corporation, Rontex America Inc., FW Webb and Lowe's. Children in the area attend schools in the School Administrative Unit #39, which also serves the nearby towns of Mont Vernon and Souhegan.

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29 Founder's Way

Amherst, NH | $1,650,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 4500 | MLS#: 4878414

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13 Hubbard Road

Amherst, NH | $1,499,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 5060 | MLS#: 4912495

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0 Amherst Street

Amherst, NH | $1,069,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2745 | MLS#: 4908161

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27 Green Road

Amherst, NH | $949,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 4067 | MLS#: 4935831

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5 Chatham Court

Amherst, NH | $769,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3920 | MLS#: 4930018

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65 New Boston Road

Amherst, NH | $724,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2513 | MLS#: 4932879

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33 Nathan Lord Road

Amherst, NH | $700,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3324 | MLS#: 4937741

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4 Brander Court

Amherst, NH | $699,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3408 | MLS#: 4931484

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11 Martingale Road

Amherst, NH | $689,000

Beds: 5 | Baths: 5

Sq.Ft: 3483 | MLS#: 4935026

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107 Christian Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $687,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3576 | MLS#: 4934597

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9 Oak Hill Drive

Amherst, NH | $675,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 2644 | MLS#: 4935973

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2 Rocky Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $669,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 3196 | MLS#: 4935270

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82 Baboosic Lake Road

Amherst, NH | $649,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 1

Sq.Ft: 1794 | MLS#: 4933658

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35 Buckridge Drive

Amherst, NH | $649,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3589 | MLS#: 4929115

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11 Taconic Drive

Amherst, NH | $649,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2202 | MLS#: 4937709

1 Winding Hollow Road

Amherst, NH | $629,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1863 | MLS#: 4936168

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39 Fells Drive

Amherst, NH | $614,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2490 | MLS#: 4935946

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11 Georgetown Drive

Amherst, NH | $600,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2796 | MLS#: 4935317

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20 Boston Post Road

Amherst, NH | $574,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2170 | MLS#: 4936562

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4 Bloody Brook Road

Amherst, NH | $549,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2255 | MLS#: 4935761

5 Patricia Lane

Amherst, NH | $549,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1738 | MLS#: 4938367

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16 Old Manchester Road

Amherst, NH | $549,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 2812 | MLS#: 4935161

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108 Ponemah Road

Amherst, NH | $549,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 2097 | MLS#: 4930895

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20 Eaton Road

Amherst, NH | $529,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2920 | MLS#: 4936783

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47 Spring Road

Amherst, NH | $500,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2300 | MLS#: 4937148

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19 Buckridge Drive

Amherst, NH | $500,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2829 | MLS#: 4936669

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18 Nathaniel Drive

Amherst, NH | $495,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 2284 | MLS#: 4935118

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7 Fox Run Road

Amherst, NH | $449,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1866 | MLS#: 4938198

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4 Aspen Court

Amherst, NH | $432,500

Beds: 3 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1980 | MLS#: 4938417

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20 Peacock Brook Lane

Amherst, NH | $420,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1376 | MLS#: 4935517

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8 Adams Way

Amherst, NH | $414,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1291 | MLS#: 4933899

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37 Juniper Drive

Amherst, NH | $399,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2496 | MLS#: 4938508

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32 Border Street

Amherst, NH | $329,999

Beds: 3 | Baths: 1

Sq.Ft: 936 | MLS#: 4933393

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