Portsmouth New Hampshire Homes For Sale

Portsmouth is a city located in the Southeastern corner of New Hampshire in the Seacoast region of the state. It is situated in the Eastern region of Rockingham County and encompasses a total area of 16.8 square miles, 1.2 of which is water. As of the 2010 United States Census, Portsmouth was home to 21,233 people.

Before it was settled by Europeans, the area where Portsmouth now lies was inhabited by Native Americans in the Abenaki and Algonquian tribes. In 1603, the area was first explored and, in 1630, settlers began to set up along the Piscataqua River, on Strawberry Bank. Portsmouth was incorporated as a town in 1653 and named so after the town's founder, John Mason, who was formerly a captain in in Portsmouth, England. For many decades, Portsmouth served as one of the busiest ports and shipbuilding communities in the nation. In 1849, it was officially incorporated as a city.

More than 7 percent of Portsmouth's total area is made up of water, and the town includes parts of Sagamore Creek and Piscataqua River. The highest point in Portsmouth lies at Pease International Airport, where elevation reaches 110 feet above sea level. The town is home to a number of notable sites, including: USS Albacore Museum & Park, located in a decommissioned Naval submarine; The Music Hall, an 1800s-era theater; Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, established in 1771; and Strawberry Banke Museum, a historic neighborhood featuring homes in various architectural styles. Hesser College, as well as branches of Franklin Pierce University and Southern New Hampshire University are all located in Portsmouth as well.

The town of Portsmouth is governed by an elected Board of Selectmen. It boasts a full-time police department, a municipal fire department and full- and part-time emergency medical services. Top employers in the area include HCA Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Liberty Mutual Insurance, City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Consular Center and Bottomline Technologies. Children in the area attend schools in the City of Portsmouth School Department.

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10 State Street

Portsmouth, NH | $3,200,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2600 | MLS#: 4645796

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10 State Street

Portsmouth, NH | $2,745,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 3045 | MLS#: 4516508

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449 Court Street

Portsmouth, NH | $2,000,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2965 | MLS#: 4711886

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51 Islington Street

Portsmouth, NH | $1,750,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3081 | MLS#: 4698753

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137 New Castle Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,599,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2366 | MLS#: 4714325

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77 State Street

Portsmouth, NH | $1,595,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1742 | MLS#: 4700425

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115 Odiorne Point Road

Portsmouth, NH | $1,549,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 5

Sq.Ft: 6924 | MLS#: 4684313

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135 Bow Street

Portsmouth, NH | $1,450,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1942 | MLS#: 4709027

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69 Gosport Road

Portsmouth, NH | $1,389,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 5

Sq.Ft: 5328 | MLS#: 4718084

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135 Bow Street

Portsmouth, NH | $1,350,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1738 | MLS#: 4698838

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86 New Castle Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,280,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2050 | MLS#: 4718975

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579 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,195,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3010 | MLS#: 4710070

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,109,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2591 | MLS#: 4681145

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233 Vaughan Street

Portsmouth, NH | $1,099,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1464 | MLS#: 4706872

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,089,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2591 | MLS#: 4664302

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,089,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2591 | MLS#: 4664577

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,075,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2591 | MLS#: 4676615

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,069,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2870 | MLS#: 4681147

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,059,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2870 | MLS#: 4664576

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $1,059,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2870 | MLS#: 4664299

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29 Brigham Lane

Portsmouth, NH | $1,049,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 5489 | MLS#: 4712093

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $999,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2870 | MLS#: 4673998

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1163 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $999,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2870 | MLS#: 4674700

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139 South Street

Portsmouth, NH | $979,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2773 | MLS#: 4693699

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139 South Street

Portsmouth, NH | $979,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2773 | MLS#: 4693705

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28 Brigham Lane

Portsmouth, NH | $950,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 5

Sq.Ft: 5193 | MLS#: 4698999

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129 Daniel Street

Portsmouth, NH | $949,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2182 | MLS#: 4673421

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18 LANGDON Street

Portsmouth, NH | $899,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2000 | MLS#: 4694867

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11 Sheafe Street

Portsmouth, NH | $899,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2168 | MLS#: 4710948

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579 Sagamore Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $899,000

Beds: 4 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 2700 | MLS#: 4713815

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121 Bow St.

Portsmouth, NH | $899,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1254 | MLS#: 4719325

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32 Manning Street

Portsmouth, NH | $875,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1336 | MLS#: 4715126

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32 Manning Street

Portsmouth, NH | $875,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1336 | MLS#: 4716534

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40 Walker Bungalow Road

Portsmouth, NH | $874,900

Beds: 5 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 3186 | MLS#: 4701885

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33 Miller Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $864,900

Beds: 5 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2230 | MLS#: 4704232

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282 Rockland Street

Portsmouth, NH | $860,000

Beds: 5 | Baths: 4

Sq.Ft: 2937 | MLS#: 4687714

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996 Maplewood Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $849,900

Beds: 4 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2672 | MLS#: 4691838

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211 Union Street

Portsmouth, NH | $849,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1917 | MLS#: 4681593

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129 Market Street

Portsmouth, NH | $849,900

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1090 | MLS#: 4703668

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47 Langdon Street

Portsmouth, NH | $849,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2280 | MLS#: 4698408

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250 Market Street

Portsmouth, NH | $825,000

Beds: 2 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1526 | MLS#: 4712623

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211 Union Street

Portsmouth, NH | $815,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1805 | MLS#: 4716670

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211 Union Street

Portsmouth, NH | $799,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 2

Sq.Ft: 1805 | MLS#: 4697709

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482 Broad Street

Portsmouth, NH | $799,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2077 | MLS#: 4634396

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996 Maplewood Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $799,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2285 | MLS#: 4649623

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482 Broad Street

Portsmouth, NH | $799,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2077 | MLS#: 4633123

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50 S School Street

Portsmouth, NH | $799,000

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2927 | MLS#: 4678643

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1163 Sagamore (Unit 10) Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $789,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1455 | MLS#: 4683019

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1163 Sagamore (Unit 10) Avenue

Portsmouth, NH | $789,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 1455 | MLS#: 4683020

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482 Broad Street

Portsmouth, NH | $789,900

Beds: 3 | Baths: 3

Sq.Ft: 2077 | MLS#: 4634366

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