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

12 Properties Found. Page 1 of 1.
Photo of Listing #4842908

6 Little Pond Rd, Thornton

$650,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,575 Sf

MLS® # 4842908

Photo of Listing #4768281

3260 Us Route 3 St, Thornton

$499,000 - 6 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,063 Sf

MLS® # 4768281

Photo of Listing #4843450

1 Horizon Dr, Thornton

$490,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,300 Sf

MLS® # 4843450

Photo of Listing #4830956

1941 Nh Rt 175 Rte, Thornton


MLS® # 4830956

Photo of Listing #4830862

1941 Nh Rt 175 Rte, Thornton

$185,000 - 2 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,006 Sf

MLS® # 4830862

Photo of Listing #4844137

03 Edgewater Ln, Thornton


MLS® # 4844137

Photo of Listing #4485163

20 Fondue Ave, Thornton

$145,000 - 29 Acres

MLS® # 4485163

Photo of Listing #2807227

1 175 Rte, Thornton

$119,000 - 2 Acres

MLS® # 2807227

Photo of Listing #4835223

Lots 2 - 7 Maher Ave, Thornton

$115,000 - 12 Acres

MLS® # 4835223

Photo of Listing #4834582

00 Edgewater Ln, Thornton


MLS® # 4834582

Photo of Listing #4842586

10 Waterthorn Rd, Thornton

$77,900 - 10 Acres

MLS® # 4842586

Photo of Listing #4764855

00 Birch Bend Dr, Thornton

$69,900 - 22 Acres

MLS® # 4764855

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Listing information last updated on January 23rd, 2021 at 6:53am EST.