Richmond, New Hampshire

Yet another small southern New Hampshire town, Richmond, NH has much to offer young families and retirees alike.  Just north of the Massachusetts border in the southwestern part of the Granite State, Richmond is home to about 1200 people, very little industry and natural beauty as far as the eye can see.  If you’re looking to step away from the hubbub of the “workaday world”, your escape lies here in Richmond, NH.

The land to eventually become Richmond, NH was first granted in 1735 to a band of soldiers who had fought in the Canadian war.  The land was named “Sylvester-Canada” in honor of their captain, Joseph Sylvester.  Once New Hampshire became its own province, the governor, Benning Wentworth, re-granted all the towns with “Canada” in the name and “Sylvester-Canada” became Richmond, in honor of the governor’s English friend, Charles Lennox, Duke of Richmond.  The Duke was an avid supporter of colonial independence and the governor showed his appreciation with this gesture.

Farming was often difficult in the rocky soil and uneven, hilly lands of Richmond.  Waterpower was available by means of streams and rivers, so the settlers took advantage of this and began producing lumber and other products from their newly constructed mills.  Alterations in the upstream water supplies over the years led to a decline in the Richmond mills, causing a paralleled decline in population.  By 1970, the population had diminished to only 290 people living in town.  It was around this time that people in the surrounding communities realized what Richmond had to offer in the way of tranquility and a high quality of life.  This led to a population explosion within the town, effectively quadrupling the number of inhabitants over a thirty-five year period.  Today Richmond is recognized as a bedroom community with over 90% of the town’s working population commuting to other towns and cities for work.

Peace and quiet are the standards in town.  There are no large monolithic corporations to bring with them the pollution, noise and the “undesirable working class” that usually follows.  Everyone in town greets strangers with a wave and a smile – violent crime in Richmond is nearly unheard of.  If you want an escape – here it is: Richmond, New Hampshire.

Richmond is a member of SAU #38 and the Monadnock Regional Cooperative School District, along with the neighboring towns of Gilsum, Roxbury, Sullivan, Surry, Swanzey and Troy.  With its tiny student population, Richmond has no plans to construct schools in town.

Time to get away from the “real world”?  Time to leave your troubles behind and move on in life?  Then it’s time to call Jim Miller Bean Group at (603) 801-3987.  Jim is here to help you find the property of your dreams here within the Granite State.  Friendly, understanding and here for you, Jim is waiting for your call.  The homes for sale in New Hampshire sell fast, so call right now.

Mt. Caesar Elementary School (k-3)
(603) 352-4797

Cutler Elementary School (4-6)
(603) 352-3383

Monadnock Regional Middle School (5-8)
(603) 352-6575

Monadnock Regional High School (9-12)
(603) 352-6575

Current Richmond New Hampshire Real Estate MLS Listings for Single Family Homes

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Private 54+ Acre Family Compound/estate In Char...

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$424,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 54.09 Acres
  • 3,782 ft²

Residential

230 Bullock Rd, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4636823

Private 54+ Acre Family Compound/estate In Charming Richmond, Nh Sits On A Quiet Country Road. The Original 1855 Schoolhouse #5 Has Been Reinvented As An Impressive Great Room With Original King's Pine Flooring. The Modern Addition With Four Bedrooms, 4 Bat...

Words Can Not Describe The Craftsmanship, Quali...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #4750740

$324,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3.38 Acres
  • 2,453 ft²

Residential

15 Fay Martin Rd, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4750740

Words Can Not Describe The Craftsmanship, Quality, And Attention To Detail Of This Completely Rebuilt Home. Better Than New, This Custom Contemporary Cape Is A 10! Gleaming Hardwood Floors Throughout. 3 Bedroom's Plus An Office. 3 Baths All With Tile, Stone...

Public Open House, Saturday, July 20 From 10am ...

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$259,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3.06 Acres
  • 2,570 ft²

Residential

827 Old Homestead Hwy, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4733919

Public Open House, Saturday, July 20 From 10am To Noon! Wow! What A Lot Of House! Do You Want A Spacious Two Story Home That’s An Easy Commute To Almost Anywhere? This Well Maintained Home Offers A Large Living Room With Fireplace, Formal Dinning Room And S...

Major Price Reduction! Motivated Seller! * Firs...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #4752573

$239,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 5 Acres
  • 2,364 ft²

Residential

239 Whipple Hill Rd, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4752573

Major Price Reduction! Motivated Seller! * First Floor Master Bedroom With En Suite And Private Deck * Replacement Windows Throughout * 2+ Bedroom (one With Walk-through) * 2 Full And 1 Half Bath * Updated Heating System * Over-sized Heated 2-car Garage Wi...

Private Location, Yet Very Easily Accessible! S...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #4744240

$209,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 4.77 Acres
  • 2,432 ft²

Residential

80 Sprague Rd, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4744240

Private Location, Yet Very Easily Accessible! Spacious 3-4 Bedroom Log Home With Addition. Open Concept, Large Rooms And Attractive Floor Plan Are All Inviting Qualities. Covered Porch And Mudroom, New Flooring And Many Updates And Improvements. Natural Woo...

Franconia Mountain Forest Is A Good-sized Multi...

Photo of Listing #4716104

$170,000 Active

  • 152 Acres

Land

Taylor Hill Rd, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4716104

Franconia Mountain Forest Is A Good-sized Multiple Use Tract Located In The Small Rural Town Of Richmond, Less Than 10 Miles South Of Keene, New Hampshire And About The Same Distance North Of Warwick, Massachusetts. The Property Attributes Make It Suitable...

3.19 Acre Building Lot Ready To Build. Approved...

Photo of Listing #4755289

$64,500 Active

  • 3.19 Acres

Land

00 Honey Hill Rd, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4755289

3.19 Acre Building Lot Ready To Build. Approved Driveway & Septic Plans. Nice Location On Honey Hill Rd Close To The Swanzey/richmond Town Line. Will Make A Great Home Site Located Up Off The Road For A Nice Private Location. Agent Interests

If You Have Ever Wanted To Have That Special Co...

Photo of Listing #4767773

$60,000 Active

  • 0.86 Acres

Land

3 Winchester St, Richmond, New Hampshire

MLS® #4767773

If You Have Ever Wanted To Have That Special Country Store And Gas Station For Your Business Then Look No Further! Perfectly Sited On The 4 Corners Of The Town Of Richmond Is The Spot....and Here You Can Do Just That... This Town Of Some 1100 People Is At ...

 

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