Alton NH Real Estate

New Listing - 4 days online
$315,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,986
SQFT
112 Drew Hill Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of David Countway of Maxfield Real Estate
New Listing - a week online
$295,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,400
SQFT
19 Barbara Drive
Alton, NH 03809
Alton Shores Subdivision
Listing courtesy of David Countway of Maxfield Real Estate
New Listing - a week online
$89,900
Land For Sale
Active
1.1
ACRES
BELKNAP
COUNTY
Finethy Road #Lot 41
Alton, NH 03089
 
Listing courtesy of Danielle West of The North Shore Realty Group
New Listing - a week online
$220,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,164
SQFT
7 & 15 Bender Lane
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Terry Small of Maxfield Real Estate
New Listing - a week online
$587,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,528
SQFT
34 Clay Point Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Derek Greene of Derek Greene
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$379,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,766
SQFT
32 Swan Lake Trail
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Amber Ewald-Mckay of Keller Williams Coastal Realty
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,145
SQFT
31 Ingalls Terrace
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Aaron Dore of Keller Williams Lakes & Mountains Realty
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,595,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,715
SQFT
81 Basin Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Jon Parker of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$79,000
Land For Sale
Pending
2.028
ACRES
BELKNAP
COUNTY
Map 1 - Lot 29- Meaderboro Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Don Roberts of RE/MAX By the Lake
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$209,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,154
SQFT
128 New Durham Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Christine Obrien of Christine OBrien Real Estate LLC/REOstar Realty
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$210,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,456
SQFT
142 New Durham Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Terry Small of Maxfield Real Estate
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$325,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,536
SQFT
506 Old Wolfeboro Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Terry Small of Maxfield Real Estate
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$289,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.79
ACRES
BELKNAP
COUNTY
890 Rattlesnake Island
Alton, NH 03810
 
Listing courtesy of Jen Mccullough of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$220,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
960
SQFT
105 Alton Shores Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of David Countway of Maxfield Real Estate
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$324,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,872
SQFT
70 Larry Drive
Alton, NH 03810
 
Listing courtesy of Maddison Foss of BHHS Verani Belmont
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$375,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
440
SQFT
2 Woodmans Cove Island
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Jen Mccullough of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro
$70,000
Mobile Home For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,008
SQFT
73 Bowman Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Cami Navoy of KW Lakes and Mountains Realty/Meredith
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$650,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
4,061
SQFT
175 Frank C Gilman Highway
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of Aaron Dore of Keller Williams Lakes & Mountains Realty
$149,900
Mobile Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,568
SQFT
42 Osprey Road
Alton, NH 03809
 
Listing courtesy of David Countway of Maxfield Real Estate
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$469,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,334
SQFT
1300 Mount Major Highway
Alton, NH 03810
 
Listing courtesy of Lisa Adair of BHHS Verani Belmont

Alton is situated in Central New Hampshire and is part of Belknap County. It encompasses 82.2 total square miles, 62.9 of which is land and 19.3 of which is water. The town was originally settled in 1770 by a group of farmers from Roxbury, Massachusetts, and was first named New Durham Gore. In 1796, after merchants had begun to move into the area, the town was incorporated, and its named changed to Alton.

The town is home to two forests, the Alton Bay State Forest and the Mount Major State Forest. It also includes several bodies of water, including Lake Winnipesaukee, Merrymeeting River, Mount Major, Alton Bay, Merrimack River, Wolfeboro Harbor and Piscataqua River. In fact, Alton has more inland water than any other town or city in the state of New Hampshire.

As of the 2010 U.S. Census, Alton was home to 5,250 people. Over the years, Alton has been called home by several notable people, including NHL players Bobby Carpenter, Steve Leach and Don Sweeney. George Franklin Drew, former governor of California, and Al Jolson, a turn-of-the-century entertainer, also lived in Alton for a time.

Alton is run by an elected Board of Selectman. Currently, the board includes Chairman David Hussey, Loring Carr, Cydney Shapleigh Johnson, Marc DeCoff and Peter Bolster. The town operates its own police department and has a municipal fire department and emergence medical services department. Children in the Alton area attend schools in the Alton School District, which includes six elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and the Motivational Achievement Center, a school designed for disabled children in kindergarten through eighth grade. There are several notable sites in the Alton area, including the Alton Historical Society & Museum, the Harold S. Gilman Museum and Alton Bay, where residents can play mini-golf, arcade games and more.

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