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.
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IMMACULATE and beautifully UPDATED, the current owners have done all the work! This spacious 2-bedroom 2.5 BATH townhouse includes a one car GARAGE W/A WALK-UP STORAGE LOFT. Ideally tucked away in a quiet section of desirable Spinnaker Point, this wo
One Level Living In Elwyn Park! Excellent established neighborhood located conveniently off Route 1. Minutes to grocery stores, water parks, entertainment, restaurants, rye beaches and Downtown Portsmouth. While being so close to everything this tuck
This is a great North Mill Pond/ West End Condo. This home has easy access to Portsmouth's thriving West End and to downtown along the newly installed city sidewalks on Islington St. The Condo features a private entrance, private/separate basement an
*NEW CONSTRUCTION* Portsmouth’s newest pocket community of 22 free-standing homes, nestled in the woods in a convenient location off Banfield Road. Lot 1 is our “Skipper” floor plan which offers a spacious and open layout highlighted with high ceili
Welcome to Market Wharf Condominiums, located in the heart of Downtown Portsmouth! Enjoy the ease and convenience of being within walking distance to all that Portsmouth has to offer, including many shops and restaurants as well as stunning seacoast
Amazing multi-family home walking distance to downtown Portsmouth! The main house shows like a single-family home; 2 levels of living with a beautiful wrap-around deck. The master bedroom and renovated ensuite bathroom are located on the upper level.
A quintessential New England Townhome located on a quiet street right next to the desirable West End Yards and only 1 mile to Downtown Portsmouth! This home is a wonderful mix of old New England charm and modern amenities. It boasts 5 bedrooms , 2.5
Construction is well underway and soon to be ready to welcome its new owners! This beautifully sited 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Cape style home in a desirable Portsmouth location is bright and sun-filled throughout with a wonderful open floor plan. The kitc
Beautiful NEW construction in wonderful Portsmouth! Construction on this 3 BR 2.5 BA Colonial is expected to be finished by in early 2022. This home features a fabulous open floor plan, first floor laundry, natural gas heat & hot water & the list con
Welcome to “Sunny Side Up”, an ideal waterfront pied-a-terre minutes from downtown, yet tucked away at the end of a dead-end lane. From sunrise to sunset, this enchanting antique cottage is bathed in natural light and offers panoramic water views fro
Let this be your home for the Holidays!! This quintessential New Englander combines the perfect blend of period charm with tasteful, modern updates. Central AC! Maintenance free vinyl siding and composite decking! Updated Systems! Cherry kitchen with
Welcome to Springbrook Condominiums of Portsmouth. Ideally situated in a peaceful wooded surrounding with a scenic pond and walking trails. This delightful 2 bedroom, 2 bath second floor garden style condo is situated in the rear of the building over
Maple Haven Neighborhood. Great location and wonderful opportunity. Very well cared for, and nicely maintained, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, Ranch Style home situated on oversized, grassed and private 0.32 acre corner lot with one car attached garage and a
Enjoy living in this "furnished" 3.5 YR young premier building in Portsmouth only 1 mile from Downtown. This one level 3rd / top floor unit offers single level living: Kitchen/dining, fireplace living room, with Master bedroom and Master Bath, Second
Downtown Portsmouth meets the West End. The perfect location offering the best of both worlds. Two bedroom, two bathroom, one level condo with Bamboo floors and open concept design. Tucked nicely off the main drag, but just a block away from Market S
Brand new home for sale in sough after Hillcrest Estates! This home features 2 spacious bedrooms and an office/den space is ideal if you work from home. You will appreciate light and bright space in this open concept home ideal for entertaining. Lami
Brand new home for sale in Hillcrest estates! Just 4 miles to beaches and downtown Portsmouth. This home features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an office/den space. Easy flow front to rear, this home is ideal for entertaining. This home also has plenty
STELLAR LOCATION! Easy walk to vibrant downtown Portsmouth and the bustling West End, just steps to award winning restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, the grocery store, parks, The Music Hall, Strawberry Banke and so much more! Includes 2 OFF STREET
Looking for an idyllic spot within walking distance to downtown AND on the water? Here it is, ready for new owners! This wonderful home has the most amazing water views of North Mill Pond and downtown, and will definitely capture your attention! Kay
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.