Grantham, New Hampshire

Grantham, a charming rural town in Sullivan County, New Hampshire, is quickly becoming a preferred destination for people who want to relish small-town living. Conveniently located off exit 13 on I-89, Grantham is only a short distance away from Lebanon and Concord. Situated along the Sugar River, this picturesque town is surrounded by beautiful mountains and preserved land, offering residents breathtaking views of the natural landscape.

History of Grantham NH

Named after Thomas Robinson, the first Baron of Grantham, an advocate of American independence, the town has a rich history. Robinson was known as a diplomat in Europe and was one of Great Britain's first postmaster-generals. The area was first granted in 1761, the same year Robinson received his peerage. However, no settlers took up that claim, and the land was regranted in 1767 as New Grantham. In 1780, the western portion of Grantham and the eastern portion of Plainfield were made into the parish of Meriden, which still exists today. The town was incorporated as New Grantham in 1788 and incorporated as Grantham in 1818.

Things To Do in Grantham NH

Spanning 27.2 square miles of land area and 0.9 square miles of inland water area, Grantham offers plenty of space for residents to indulge in outdoor activities like kayaking, fishing, and hiking.

Grantham boasts many attractions such as the Grantham Historical Society, the historic Boscawen-Canterbury Bridge, and Mount Sunapee Resort. Residents can indulge in various outdoor activities like hiking, biking, skiing, and more.

If you are looking to make Grantham your next home, contact LindeMac Real Estate to learn more about available properties and start exploring the delights of small-town living in New Hampshire.