Eaton, New Hampshire

What setting could be more perfect than a tiny town of less than 500 people tucked in the towering mountains of New Hampshire’s North Country?  That’s what you’ll find when you enter Eaton, NH, a little community located just five miles south of the popular tourist destination of Conway.  Eaton has little business and little interest in gaining more – the residents of this town prefer the solitude and tranquility of living in a “forgotten village”.  Far from forgotten, though, Eaton is a beautiful town and a great place to raise a family or retire in peace, quiet and natural beauty.

Eaton was chartered to Clement March and several others in 1766.  The town was named for Connecticut Governor Theophilus Eaton, a successful London merchant who contributed large sums of money in 1630 to help settle Massachusetts.  He later went on to fund a colony at New Haven, CT, with the great-grandfather of the founder of Yale University as well as govern Connecticut for 19 years.

The town’s village of Snowville was named for the Snow family, an enterprising group who founded one of the first sawmills in town.  Eaton’s development was slow through the years and most businesses failed after a time.  In the mid 1920’s, Camp Waukeela, a summer camp for girls, was opened on Crystal Lake in Eaton.  The camp remains open today carrying on a legacy of summer fun and lasting memories.

The largest town near Eaton is Conway, with its sister-town of North Conway just a few minutes up the road.  Shopping and entertainment can easily be found in either of these two beautiful communities and neither is more than a few minutes from Eaton.  But the largest attractor to the area is the stunning New Hampshire countryside and the majestic Appalachian Mountains in the White Mountain National Forest.  Pristine waters flow from the mountains, cascading down waterfalls and into the cold, clear streams and rivers of the area.  Picturesque scenes greet you at every turn with thick green forests sprawling out for miles on end.  Crisp, clean mountain air and the sounds of birds fill the mornings – this region has been described as “magical”, a word that still doesn’t do justice to this part of the state.

Eaton, NH, is a member of School Administrative unit #9, the Conway School District.  Eaton has no schools of its own and sends all school-age children to Conway for their education.  Eaton has no plans to construct schools at this time.

Want to live where others can only visit?  What tourists take pictures of, you can live in – it just takes having the right real estate agent in your corner.  To find property in towns like this, you’ll need an experienced New Hampshire buyer agent, someone who’ll look out for your best interests and work specifically toward the goals you set.  Jim Miller Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage wants to be your NH buyer agent.  Jim knows NH and wants to help you into the home you’ve always wanted in the town that’s just right for you.  Call Jim today at (603) 801-3987.  Jim has the answers to all your questions and is eager to speak with you.  Call now for a no-pressure, no-obligation discussion of what your future can look like in the Granite State. 

John Fuller Elementary (k-6)
(603) 356-5381

Pine Tree Elementary (k-6)
(603) 447-2882

Conway Elementary (k-6)
(603) 447-3369

Kennett Middle School (7-8)
(603) 447-6364

Kennett High School (9-12)
(603) 356-4343 

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Want A Great House? How About A Great Panoramic...

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  • 4 Beds
  • 5.0 Baths
  • 4,821 SqFt
  • 5.50 Acres


Eaton, New Hampshire


Want A Great House? How About A Great Panoramic View? Mt Washington? This One Has It All!!!!! Finest Of Custom Design In Every Way. Floor To Ceiling Glass Allows You To Have The View Be Your Backdrop To All Your Living Space. Gourmet Kitchen With Breakfast Bar, Granite, Cherry And The Finest Of A...

Dreaming Of A Log Home? Come Take A Look At Thi...

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  • 4 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 4,280 SqFt
  • 8.78 Acres


Eaton, New Hampshire


Dreaming Of A Log Home? Come Take A Look At This 4,200+ Square Foot 4-bedroom Home On 8.78 Acres In Eaton, Nh, Mt. Washington Valley's Hidden Gem. Designed With Style And Comfort In Mind This Home Boasts Luxury Living In A Comfortable Relaxed Lodge Atmosphere, A 52'covered Front Porch, Soaring ...

125.5 Acres In Four Lots Of Record, Open Fields...

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  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 3,180 SqFt
  • 125.50 Acres


Eaton, New Hampshire


125.5 Acres In Four Lots Of Record, Open Fields, Stone Walls, Pond, Barn With Insulated Shop, Sugar House, Fruit Orchard, And Sunset Views From Chocorua To The Moats, All Set At The End Of A Town Road. The Design, With Lots Of Glass, Feels Like You Are Living Outside In Comfort. Inside The 3180 S...

An Absolutely Stunning Property With Incredible...

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  • 3 Beds
  • 4.0 Baths
  • 3,480 SqFt
  • 10.16 Acres


Eaton, New Hampshire


An Absolutely Stunning Property With Incredible Views Of Mt. Washington And The Presidential Mountain Range, Sited On 10.16 Acres Ideal For Hiking And Trail Riding In A Quiet Area Of Beautiful Homes Just A Short Drive To North Conway. The Elegantly Crafted Home Features Cherry Hardwood Floors And...

Set Back From A Country Road On 2.85 Acres Of F...

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  • 2 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 3,128 SqFt
  • 2.85 Acres


Eaton, New Hampshire


Set Back From A Country Road On 2.85 Acres Of Field With Stonewalls, A Garden( Garden Shed With A Sub Panel) And Apple Trees Sits This Contemporary Style Home. The Spacious Great Room 23' X 28' Has Plenty Of Natural Sunlight With A Large Eyebrow Window And A Slider That Overlooks The Oversized De...

The Sleigh Mill Antiques Building, A Snowville ...

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  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 2,160 SqFt
  • 0.37 Acres


Eaton, New Hampshire


The Sleigh Mill Antiques Building, A Snowville Gem!! Spacious Living Quarters With Beautiful Pine Floors. Complete With Beamed Ceilings, Tastefully Renovated By The Former Owners. Featuring A Master Bedroom Suite With A Full Bath And Spacious Walk-in Closet. Extensive Shop Space, And A 2 Car G...

Snowville Cape Style Home With 2 Bedrooms, One ...

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  • 2 Beds
  • 1.0 Baths
  • 1,000 SqFt
  • 0.33 Acres


Eaton, New Hampshire


Snowville Cape Style Home With 2 Bedrooms, One Bath, Cathedral Ceilings In Living Room. Full Basement, Large Deck, Low Maintenance Home On One Level. Listen To The Babbling Brook From The Sunny Deck. Near Crystal Lake And Foss Mountain.


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