Franklin, New Hampshire

One of the smaller cities in the great Granite State, Franklin, New Hampshire is located in the heart of the Lakes Region.  Within a few short miles of Lake Winnipesaukee, Franklin residents enjoy all the aspects of the great outdoors that this part of the state offers in abundance.  From swimming and boating in the warm weather, to cross-country skiing and ice fishing in the frigid winter months, Franklin, NH gives outdoor enthusiasts a reason to wake up in the morning.

Not truly settled until the mid- to late-1700’s, Franklin is situated at the convergence of two rivers meeting to form the very beginning of the mighty Merrimack River.  First settled as Pemigewasset Village, the town was eventually renamed Franklin in honor of Benjamin Franklin and was incorporated as such in 1828.  With power supplied from the local rivers, Franklin soon became a producer of textiles, lumber, grains and more.  Birthplace of the notable statesman Daniel Webster, Franklin has managed to hold onto its historic roots by maintaining and restoring historical buildings and sites throughout the city.  Several museums are also dedicated to exhibiting the items and extolling the stories that surround this city’s important role in the state’s development.  Franklin grew rapidly and was incorporated as a city in 1895.

If you enjoy taking advantage of the great outdoors, Franklin is the place for you.  The city’s location puts it within thirty minutes of the White Mountain National Forest and all its attractions.  Skiing, scenic vistas, ballooning, hiking, mountain climbing, camping – it’s all within a very short drive of your front door when you live in Franklin.  Surrounded by dozen of ponds, lakes and rivers, this small city is a sportsman’s paradise.  Fish in twenty different locations without traveling more than ten minutes from your home.  Canoe a dozen different streams and be home in time for dinner. It’s all at your disposal when you live in Franklin.

Convenience is the order of the day in Franklin, NH.  Shopping is a pleasurable experience with the many stores in and around the city.  Traveling in and out of town is also a simple prospect, particularly with access to I-93 just down the street in neighboring Tilton.  Several small connecting routes wind throughout the city itself, making travel to the nearby communities a breeze.

Franklin is a member of the School Administrative Unit #18 and educates all resident children within the city limits.  Franklin maintains two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.  The Franklin Middle School and the Franklin High School also educate students from nearby Hill, NH.

Come live where the air is still clean, the trees grow tall, and the people are warm and welcoming.  Come be a part of the New Hampshire lifestyle by purchasing a home in our wonderful state.  Franklin has homes for sale as do the countless other wonderful communities within the Granite State.  Your first step in becoming a New Hampshire resident is to call Jim Miller Bean Group at (603) 801-3987 right now.  Few people know New Hampshire like Jim Miller and he is eager to help you find the perfect home for you and your family.  Homes available for purchase are going fast – if you want to become a part of the New England experience right here in NH, call Jim today.

Elementary Schools

Paul Smith School (k-2)
(603) 934-3108 

Bessie Rowell School (3-4)
(603) 934-3108 

Middle School
Franklin Middle School (5-8)
(603) 934-3108

High School
Franklin High School (9-12)
(603) 934-3108

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