Goffstown NH Homes and Real Estate for Sale
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Goffstown NH Homes for Sale
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Goffstown was settled in the 1700’s and because of the white pine trees that grew in abundance it became the major supplier of pine trees to build masts on the naval ship of the British Fleet. The area where the pine trees grew was named ‘Pine Plains’ and they still grow today. Originally part of Massachusetts, it was incorporated as a town in NH in 1761 and was named after Colonel John Goffe, an officer and probate judge.
According to the 2010 Census, there are 17,651 residents in Goffstown. There are many original homes that add character and charm to this community.
The fall season in this community is spectacular. The brilliant colors of foliage bring tourists from around the country to view the beautiful colors that NH has to offer. The incredible forestry that surrounds Goffstown leaves tourists awestruck. The Uncanoonuc Mountain is located here, and is one of the most visited foliage tourist attractions in Southern NH.
There is a wonderful school system in this community. Kindergarten is at the Glen Lake School and the two elementary schools are Bartlett and Maple Ave. Mountain View Middle School serves Goffstown, and the surrounding towns of Dunbarton and New Boston. Goffstown High School is shared by the surrounding communities. St Anslem College, one of the most prestigious college in the country, is also located in Goffstown.
During the summer most of the community takes advantage of Glen Lake, a sparkling clear lake that is in the center of town. This dynamic community also offers boating, biking, camping and fishing, making it the perfect town to live in. Goffstown hosts a number of events throughout the year including Old Home Days, community flea markets and church sponsored dinners. Fourth of July fireworks off the bridge at Glen Lake are spectacular.