Exeter, New Hampshire

Once a Revolutionary War capital, the charming town of Exeter, NH is known today for its beautiful scenery and tight-knit community. This peaceful village is located just outside of Boston and takes great pride in its small-town feel, as well as its big-city conveniences.

Featuring a public school system that’s consistently ranked one of the best in New Hampshire, a booming local economy, and a rich history, Exeter is a place residents truly love to call home. Discover all that Exeter has to offer and catch the contagious enthusiasm that has people flocking to this coastal community.

A Snapshot of the Area



81ºF / 57ºF

Summer Climate

60ºF / 26ºF

Winter Climate

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Exeter at a Glance

Quick Facts

Population: 15,313
County: Rockingham
Median household income: $95,867
Median home value: $477,643

Travel & Commute

Hampton: 15 min
Rye: 21 min
Greenland: 18 min
Major Roads: Maine 101, 111, 27

There's So Much to LOVE in Exeter!

Things to Do

As a town of rich history, beautiful outdoor scenery, and fantastic shopping, Exeter is filled with activities for everyone to enjoy. Explore the American Independence Museum, reconnect with nature at the Henderson-Swasey Town Forest, or pick up a unique gift at one of the local antique shops.

Parks & Recreation

Located along the Exeter River, the town of Exeter is filled with great ways to get outside and enjoy beautiful scenery. There are several parks located along the river, as well as several inland parks, each offering their own amenities and features. The Town maintains over 56 acres of parks, including athletic fields, sports courts, historic sites and memorials, trails, public pools, and even a boat ramp on the river.

Public Education

Exeter is served by the New Hampshire School Administrative Unit 16 (SAU 16), a district consistently ranked as one of the best in New Hampshire. Praised for their excellent teachers, SAU 16 also features a top-notch curriculum that incorporates technology into each classroom.

Community Events

Love community events and celebrations? Exeter definitely has no shortage of them! In addition to a number of programs and classes for all age groups, Exeter hosts numerous special events throughout the year. Some of these include: the Exeter Farmer’s Market, Winter Farmer’s Market, Memorial Day Parade, Summer Concert Series, Seacoast Idol, American Independence Festival, Summer Outdoor Movies, Fall Festival, UFO Festival, Powderkeg Beer and Chili Festival, Exeter Halloween Parade, and the Festival of Trees.

Talk To The Local Experts

Once you're here, this area just makes you fall in love with it, and this just helps to make our job that much more enjoyable!

If you're considering buying or selling a home in Exeter, contact us. As longtime residents and experienced Realtors, we have a wealth of resources about everything from tips to move to Eliot to ways to increase your home's value. Let's talk about your goals.

Call or text us at 603-436-1221.