New Hampshire Communities that folks Relocate to Goshen New Hampshire, folks unlike in those big Cities and Towns in other States and City areas of The State of New Hampshire. Towns that make up Sullivan County located in the Southwestern part of the State, you sure won't go into the Towns and find them made up of different little Communities, Neighborhoods, Condominiums and Townhouses with in them.
Folks the reason for that has to do with the fact that the Towns are actually the Neighborhood is the whole Town, that's sure is one of the mighty fine things about living in a Small Town. Plus folks really enjoying life a lot more in a Small Town. Unlike big Cities, you'll sure find that folks that live in a Small Town sure are a whole lot more friendlier and happyer!!!
New Hampshire Communities that folks Relocate to Goshen New Hampshire, when driving around the southwestern leg of Lake Sunapee in Southwestern New Hampshire, you'll sure want to be careful not to blink or you could very very well miss the little ole Town of Goshen, New Hampshire. With virtually no industry or retail presence, Goshen can be called a “One-Horse-Town” and no one would correct you, even though there are more than just one Horse. There are no Billboards, no Smokestacks, no Traffic Lights, not even much traffic at all makes its way through Goshen, New Hampshire. That sure does help to make it the perfect little ole Town for folks to escape the doldrums of the modern day rat race of bigger Towns and Cities.
The first settlers to this area arrived in 1768 when it was part of a town called Saville. Saville was incorporated in 1782 and changed its name to Wendell, New Hampshire, then eventually to Sunapee, as we know it today. Ten years after Wendell came to be, a southwest portion of the town was combined with parts of Newport, Newbury (then Fishersfield), Lempster and Unity to create a brand-new Town called Goshen. Its said that Goshen, New Hampshire likely got its name from the fact that many residents had relatives in Goshen, Connecticut, and that some of the residents served in a Revolutionary Regiment with Soldiers from that there Town.
New Hampshire Communities that folks Relocate to Goshen New Hampshire, through the years, Goshen remained a quiet, unassuming town of farmers, trappers, hunters and traders. When the U.S Census was first taken back in 1800, Goshen was home to just over 375 people. This number has yet to even triple and today’s population stands at less than 850 people. That sure is one of the Town of Goshen’s biggest selling points. The fact that it sure has stayed true to its roots for over 200 years. Goshen is still a quiet, out-of-the-way little ole community with a close group of folks sharing and enjoying a common existence in Southwestern New Hampshire. The folks sure do love the solitude, the sights and sounds of the New Hampshire Wilderness and the ease with which they can visit the larger Towns that reside around the area nearby.
Goshen sure could be looked at as a bedroom community seeing that over 80% of the Town’s workforce finds employment in other Towns and Cities other than their own. Goshen simply doesn’t have an industry to call its own, and that’s exactly how residents and the Town fathers sure do want to keep the Town pristine, beautiful and quiet for folks to enjoy.
New Hampshire Communities that folks Relocate to Goshen New Hampshire, Goshen is a member of SAU #71. Grades k-8 are a part of the Goshen-Lempster Cooperative, while the High School Students are tuitioned to one of the following Schools, based upon the Student’s home location, Newport High, Sunapee High, Kearsarge Regional High in North Sutton, Keene High, Fall Mountain in Langdon, or Stevens High in Claremont. Goshen has no plans to construct a High School of its own with in Town at this time.
Folks if it’s peace and tranquility that you are looking for and want, then the Town of Goshen New Hampshire sure does have that wiating for you to enjoy.
This coming Saturday of the 7th of July 2012 Goshen, New Hampshire will be holding its Town-Wide Yard Sale and Goshen Fire Department Chicken Barbecue. Both events are Scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. at the Firehouse, which is located on Route 10 in Goshen, New Hampshire. Folks will be able to get the Town-Wide Yard Sale maps at the Firehouse.
New Hampshire Communities that folks Relocate to Goshen New Hampshire, for more information, folks are ask to please call 603-863-1768
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Dale in New Hampshire
Below are links to my other blog posts of this New Hampshire Small Town Relocation Series.
1. New Hampshire Communities that folks Relocate to Croydon New Hampshire
3. New Hampshire Communities folks Relocate to Newport New Hampshire
4. New Hampshire Communities folks Relocate to Claremont New Hampshire
5. New Hampshire Communities folks Relocate to Grantham New Hampshire
6. New Hampshire Communities folk Relocate to Cornish New Hampshire
7. New Hampshire Communities Folks Relocate to Sunapee New Hampshire
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Localism information by Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections blog post 1,741- Posted on the 6th of July 2012 at 1:57 A.M. Eastern Time - Goshen, New Hampshire
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