Amherst New Hampshire Homes For Sale

Amherst is a town located in Southern New Hampshire in the Merrimack Valley region of the state. It is situated in central Hillsborough County and encompasses a total area of 34.8 square miles, .5 of which is water. As of the 2010 United States Census, Amherst was home to 11,201 people.

Amherst was first granted in 1728 to a group of soldiers who had taken part in King Philip's War. At the time, it was called Narragansett Number 3, then later it was change dto Souhegan Number 3. Settlement of the area began in 1733 and, in 1760, it was officially incorporated as a town by Governor Benning Wentworth. The town got its name from Lord Amherst, a general in the French and Indian War. Parts of the town have been split off and separated over the years; the Southwestern region became the town of Milford in 1790, and the Northwest portion became Mont Vernon in 1803.

Less than 2 percent of Amherst's total area is made up of water. It includes parts of Souhegan River, Beaver Brook, Joe English Brook and Bloody Brook. Its highest point lies at Chestnut Hill, where elevation reaches 865 above sea level. Over the years, Amherst has been called home by a number of notable people, including: U.S. Congressmen Charles G. Atherton, Charles Humphrey Atherton, Clifton Clagett and Jonathan Fisk; former governor of Michigan John S. Barry; Horace Greeley, founder of the Liberal Republic Party; former first lady Jane Means Pierce; and artist Moses Billings.

Amherst is governed by an elected Board of Selectmen. The town boasts a full-time police department, an on-call fire department and volunteer emergency medical services. Top employers in the area include Wal-Mart, H&M Metals Inc., Diacom Corporation, Resin System Corporation, Vibrac Corporation, Rontex America Inc., FW Webb and Lowe's. Children in the area attend schools in the School Administrative Unit #39, which also serves the nearby towns of Mont Vernon and Souhegan.

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18 Chestnut Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $2,495,000

Beds: 5 | Baths: 7

Sq.Ft: 7703 | MLS#: 4689495

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1 High Meadow Lane

Amherst, NH | $1,399,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 6

Sq.Ft: 10041 | MLS#: 4684984

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6 Mack Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $1,195,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 4728 | MLS#: 4686588

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54 Chestnut Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $1,125,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 4064 | MLS#: 4722766

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117 Boston Post Road

Amherst, NH | $1,099,000

Beds: 5 | Baths: 7

Sq.Ft: 6139 | MLS#: 4634904

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2 Potter Way

Amherst, NH | $950,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3604 | MLS#: 4705586

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1 Colonel Wilkins Road

Amherst, NH | $875,000

Beds: 6 | Baths: 7

Sq.Ft: 6189 | MLS#: 4677736

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6 Golden Pond Lane

Amherst, NH | $800,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 5

Sq.Ft: 3898 | MLS#: 4707759

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13 Founders Way

Amherst, NH | $735,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2714 | MLS#: 4720300

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9 Hubbard Road

Amherst, NH | $724,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 7

Sq.Ft: 5574 | MLS#: 4698092

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6 Old Manchester Road

Amherst, NH | $723,400

Beds: 4 | Baths: 6

Sq.Ft: 5160 | MLS#: 4707547

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29 Christian Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $650,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3546 | MLS#: 4718222

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4 Tranquility Lane

Amherst, NH | $650,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 5

Sq.Ft: 3607 | MLS#: 4714696

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16 Pinnacle Road

Amherst, NH | $649,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2703 | MLS#: 4706667

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5 General Amherst Road

Amherst, NH | $629,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2823 | MLS#: 4720445

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369 Boston Post Road

Amherst, NH | $609,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 5

Sq.Ft: 3428 | MLS#: 4629894

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92 Christian Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $599,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 3171 | MLS#: 4679017

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32 Christian Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $585,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3139 | MLS#: 4726179

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114 Horace Greeley Road

Amherst, NH | $579,000

Beds: 5 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3585 | MLS#: 4713443

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14 Walnut Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $569,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 3286 | MLS#: 4725239

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9 Upper Flanders Road

Amherst, NH | $550,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3294 | MLS#: 4686164

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16 Candlewood Drive

Amherst, NH | $539,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 4139 | MLS#: 4720305

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4 Thoreau Lane

Amherst, NH | $525,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3230 | MLS#: 4725460

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6 Main Street

Amherst, NH | $499,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3549 | MLS#: 4705404

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232 Boston Post Road

Amherst, NH | $495,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 3917 | MLS#: 4698649

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119 Hollis Road

Amherst, NH | $479,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 2418 | MLS#: 4724895

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10 Chandler Lane

Amherst, NH | $469,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2964 | MLS#: 4727836

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12 Storybrook Lane

Amherst, NH | $469,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3100 | MLS#: 4717777

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2 Jennifer Lane

Amherst, NH | $469,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 2670 | MLS#: 4715688

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10 Martingale Road

Amherst, NH | $449,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2768 | MLS#: 4724471

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27 Cricket Corner Road

Amherst, NH | $439,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2864 | MLS#: 4724846

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1 Melendy Hollow

Amherst, NH | $439,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3253 | MLS#: 4719876

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9 Chandler Lane

Amherst, NH | $429,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2613 | MLS#: 4724231

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4 Bayberry Drive

Amherst, NH | $407,900

Beds: 5 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3360 | MLS#: 4710985

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81 Spring Road

Amherst, NH | $399,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2208 | MLS#: 4719898

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45 Mack Hill Road

Amherst, NH | $399,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2563 | MLS#: 4720383

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60A Merrimack Road

Amherst, NH | $399,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3584 | MLS#: 4718473

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22 Thornton Ferry II Road

Amherst, NH | $395,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 2329 | MLS#: 4717921

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16 Bloody Brook Road

Amherst, NH | $389,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2431 | MLS#: 4724481

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7 Old Coach Lane

Amherst, NH | $389,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2510 | MLS#: 4720927

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131 Amherst Street

Amherst, NH | $379,999

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 2516 | MLS#: 4711989

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7 Nathaniel Drive

Amherst, NH | $375,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2412 | MLS#: 4720238

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4 Josiah Bartlett Road

Amherst, NH | $369,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2774 | MLS#: 4719689

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16 Deerwood Drive

Amherst, NH | $359,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2004 | MLS#: 4723718

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16 Deerwood Drive

Amherst, NH | $359,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2004 | MLS#: 4715404

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1 Morning Lane

Amherst, NH | $359,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1530 | MLS#: 4708501

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33 State Route 101A Route

Amherst, NH | $359,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 1

Sq.Ft: 1748 | MLS#: 4718055

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3 Morning Lane

Amherst, NH | $354,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1520 | MLS#: 4687338

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8A Benning Street

Amherst, NH | $344,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1530 | MLS#: 4715735

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8B Benning Street

Amherst, NH | $344,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1530 | MLS#: 4715737

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