Somersworth NH

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Real Estate Agent with Re/Max Realty Group

map of Somersworth NH

                                              SOMERSWORTH NH 03878

 

Incorporated in 1754, The City of Somersworth is known as a border town.  Bordered by Dover NH, Rollinsford NH, and Berwick Maine, Somersworth has a rich history based on it's use of the Salmon Falls River for it's manufacturing of textiles, cotton, and etc...    It's mills were used for textiles, a bleachery, and dye works.  For recreation, the workers of the mills were able to use the amusement park along Willand Pond, remnants of the  amusment park still exist today.                                                                                                                       Willand Pond Somersworth NH

                                                                                                           Welcome to Somersworth NH

With a population of nearly 12,000, Somersworth is a city in which many new people are moving to.  With a close proximity to Boston Mass, only 1 hour south, and Portland Maine, only 1 hour north, Somersworth sets it's self as a great commuter location.  Surrounding towns, Dover NH, Rollinsford NH, and Berwick ME, along with Somersworth offer an unparalleled variety of professional and recreational opportunities.

Visitors to the area often become captivated by the variety and range of architectural styles found.  Ranging from it's historic brick mill buildings, to it's Victorian architecture, and mission style colonials, there is a little bit of everyone's style here.                                                                                           Historic Somersworth old high school               Somersworth railroad station

The median income for Somersworth is approx. $43,000 with the average age of inhabitants around 25-60.  The median price home range is appx. $250,000 for resale properties and approx. $329,000 for new construction.  The affordability allows many new homebuyers to purchase in the area where they could not elsewhere.

I offer to you, come and visit Somersworth someday.  Only 1 hour to Boston or Portland, 20 minutes to the beach, and 45 minutes to NH's White mountains.  You may just want to stay!

Comments (3)

Fran Gatti
RE/MAX Integrity - Medford, OR
Managing Principal Broker - RE/MAX Integrity

Bill,

What a nice post.  The median price home in Somersworth is about the same as it is in my town, but our median income is about half!  Somersworth sounds like a very nice place to hang your hat.

Fran

Mar 22, 2007 11:15 AM
Sue Argue
Staged First Impressions - Hampton, NH
NH Home Stager
There are some great hills for snow sledding here too! Ahhh, New Hampshire. There's no place like home.
Mar 23, 2007 07:06 AM
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Janaya
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Sep 28, 2011 09:23 PM
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