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2022 Best Places to Live in New Hampshire

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  1. #1 Best Places to Live in New Hampshire.

    Hanover

    Town in New Hampshire,

    35 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says Hanover is an affluent town. People are privileged to live here. This can be an issue in high school with some snobbiness. Hanover High School has a history of bullying. That being said, it is a very...There are a lot of activities in Hanover, many of which are put on by Dartmouth College. Main street is busy with shops and restaurants. There is not a lot of crime and what little there is, seems to...People are very active in this area. There are trails, skiing, and sports teams. You can always find a physical activity to do here. Many people are affiliated with Dartmouth but there are community colleges in the area as well (Community College of Vermont and River Valley Community College). Whether you're into art, science, or exercise, you'll find something to do in Hanover..

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,467,

  2. #10 Best Places to Live in New Hampshire.

    Lebanon

    Town in New Hampshire,

    74 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to Lebanon to work at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, which employs many locals. It is always easy to find a new apartment, condo, or home to rent because of the constant in/outflow of....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 13,623,

  3. #17 Best Places to Live in New Hampshire.

    Peterborough

    Town in New Hampshire,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says I grew up here so maybe I'm biased but Peterborough really is a gem of a small town. The school system is great and there's a very special tight-knit and caring community here. The downtown is nice...The only real negative I can think of about Peterborough is the lack of industry. There's the schools, the hospital, and a lot of small businesses, but not much else in the way of jobs. It's also not....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 6,604,

  4. #25 Best Places to Live in New Hampshire.

    Mont Vernon

    Suburb of Manchester, NH,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says A small colonial town steeped in history and community. Set upon a hill just north of Amherst NH and Milford NH, this town has a tremendous sense of community. While being slightly removed from the....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 2,576,