Thornton, New Hampshire

Thornton, New Hampshire is a middle-sized community of about 2,100 people. Nestled between the White Mountain National Forest and the New Hampshire Lakes Region, it’s a perfect little town in which to get away from the stressful and crowded life of the city.  Consumer needs are taken into account when living here and the variety of shopping centers in Plymouth, New Hampshire, are only a short distance away from any point in Thornton.  These include a Hannaford Grocer, a Wal-Mart shopping center, and many more convenient stores to shop at.

The town of Thornton, New Hampshire, was chartered in 1763.  Thornton was named after Dr. Matthew Thornton.  The town was granted to him in return for his service as a surgeon in an exploratory expedition known as the Pepperell Expedition in 1745.  Matthew Thornton held a practice in Merrimack, and was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, a justice of the Superior Court, speaker of the House of Representatives, member of the NH State Senate, delegate to the Continental Congress, and president of the state after the Revolutionary War ceased.  No actual settlements were established under the original grant in 1763 and a second grant was issued in 1768.  People began actually occupying Thornton in 1770.

Thornton, New Hampshire, is a stockade of both exciting things to do, and enjoyable activities that you can relax while partaking in.  Thornton has several country clubs in its confines, which gives golf fanatics a chance to play on some of the state’s most beautiful courses.  A plethora of campgrounds, fishing spots, hunting spots, biking trails, and recreational parks make Thornton a great place for all varieties of outdoor-lovers.  Thornton is less than a half hour away from many of New Hampshire's best ski and snowboard resorts.  Cannon Mountain in Franconia, the closest, features 60 trails for skiers and snow-boarders alike.

Thornton is part of the New Hampshire School Administrative Unit #48.  SAU 48 educates the children from the towns of Thornton, Plymouth, Ashland, Campton, Wentworth, Rumney, and Holderness.  The children of Thornton in grades Kindergarten through 8 are educated at Thornton Central School.  Thornton teens in grades 9 through 12 are educated at Plymouth Regional High School.

Thornton, New Hampshire, is a top-notch town in which to buy a home if what you're looking for is an environment of beauty and comfort.  Surrounded by natural beauty in all directions, whether it be the Lakes Region to the south or the White Mountains to the north and east, the atmosphere here is tranquil.  It is for this reason that homes in Thornton, New Hampshire, aren't on the real estate market for long.  To purchase a piece of property in Thornton fast and affordably, you need to contact Jim Miller of Bean Group.  He will guide you every step of the way to purchasing the house of your dreams.  Call Jim today at (603) 801-3987.

Thornton Central School (K-8)
(603) 726-8904

Plymouth Regional High School (9-12)
(603) 536-1444

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

All Property Types in Thornton from $50,000 to $5,000,000

37 Properties Found. Page 1 of 2.
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22 Notch Way Rd, Thornton

$629,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,040 Sf

MLS® # 4795318

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3260 Us Route 3, Thornton

$525,000 - 6 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,063 Sf

MLS® # 4768281

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Lot 8 Us Rte 3 Rte, Thornton

$499,900 - 26 Acres

MLS® # 4784786

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7 Horizon Dr, Thornton

$459,650 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,620 Sf

MLS® # 4750489

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8 Horizon Dr, Thornton

$439,650 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,400 Sf

MLS® # 4750728

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52 Weeping Birches Ln, Thornton

$399,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,000 Sf

MLS® # 4778151

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201 Snowood Dr, Thornton

$379,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,801 Sf

MLS® # 4782523

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3348 Us Route 3 Hwy, Thornton

$315,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,149 Sf

MLS® # 4790684

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End Of Sunrise Hill Rd, Thornton

$299,900 - 119 Acres

MLS® # 4792077

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2913 Us Route 3, Thornton

$299,000 - 3 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,560 Sf

MLS® # 4754199

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2913 Us Route 3, Thornton

$299,000

MLS® # 4752707

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9-17 Fraser Road And Holly Ln, Thornton

$269,900 - 11 Acres

MLS® # 4789082

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3 Beatrice Ln, Thornton

$239,000 - 1,977 Sf

MLS® # 4766931

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20 Fondue Ave, Thornton

$168,000 - 29 Acres

MLS® # 4485163

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54 Orris Rd, Thornton

$158,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,750 Sf

MLS® # 4793070

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Lot 17 Us Route 3 Rte, Thornton

$149,900 - 59 Acres

MLS® # 4710026

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246 Snowood Dr, Thornton

$149,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,100 Sf

MLS® # 4780612

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70 Star Ridge Rd, Thornton

$147,900 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,100 Sf

MLS® # 4787405

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94 Mountain River East Rd, Thornton

$145,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,240 Sf

MLS® # 4791997

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38 Remmington Rd, Thornton

$119,900 - 1 Acres

MLS® # 4783909

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71 Waterville Acres Rd, Thornton

$119,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,250 Sf

MLS® # 4780273

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1 175 Rte, Thornton

$119,000 - 2 Acres

MLS® # 2807227

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37 River Run Rd, Thornton

$104,900 - 2 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,016 Sf

MLS® # 4777978

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Lot 23 Edgewater Ln, Thornton

$99,000

MLS® # 4782899

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1 Edgewater Ln, Thornton

$99,000

MLS® # 4762623

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Listing information last updated on February 25th, 2020 at 10:52pm EST.