New Hampshire Seacoast
North Hampton, NH
Settled in 1639, North Hampton was originally part of Hampton NH, becoming its own township in 1719. When North Hampton was first settled, the population was 657, and today there are around 5,000 residents.
Students in North Hampton attend North Hampton Elementary School for grades K-8, and then attend Winnacunnet High School in Hampton for grades 9-12. North Hampton is one of the few elementary schools in the area that offers kindergarten, which residents with young children just love.
North Hampton is located right on the coast of NH, with great scenery along the Atlantic Ocean! Our coast in New Hampshire is the "smallest coastline in America", and North Hampton is one of the towns that make up the coastline here. Beaches, fishing, boating, kayaking - all await you here in the coastal areas!
One of the most peaceful drives you'll ever take is along our Route 1-A that snuggles right along the coastline. You'll see magnificent old Victorian summer homes, beautiful rocky New England coastline, soft sand beaches here and there, ships and tankers off in the distance, and so much more. It's just one of my favorite drives to take .... You'll love it, too, I guarantee it!
Our coastline here in New Hampshire is simply gorgeous!!
North Hampton is home to Sagamore Hampton Golf Course, a public golf course open to all who want to enjoy their scenic course. Sagamore Hampton is an 18 hole par 71 course, located just a mile from the center of town. There's plenty of great golfing the area, all within minutes of North Hampton, too. There are two 18-holes courses in neighboring Rye, both private - Abenaqui Country Club and Wentworth-by-the-Sea. Greenland offers 3 courses, 2 are 18 holes courses - Breakfast Hill Golf Club and Portsmouth Country Club- and one 9-hole course at Bramber Valley Golf. All three Greenland clubs are public. Nearby Portsmouth is home to Pease Golf Course, another 18-hole course. In addition to these courses, there are a number of other courses all within just a short drive of North Hampton and the Seacoast areas. We're a real golfer's delight here, that's for sure!!
Homes in North Hampton vary from small summer cottages to beautiful huge antique homes and estates. In the 19th century, North Hampton was a very fashionable summer seaside resort. Little Boar's Head has some beautifully elegant examples of the Edwardian and Victorian architecture - homes in that area run into the multi-millions. They are truly beautiful homes in stunning locations - magnificent ocean views from many of them.
North Hampton is just minutes from Portsmouth and all it has to offer - shopping, dining, theater, music, and much more. Just a quick 40 minute drive into Boston, and less than an hour from Portland, Maine. If you're into snow skiing - all kinds of great winter sports are about an hour or so away. What a great location!
Come for a visit - you'll want to stay and be AT HOME IN NORTH HAMPTON NEW HAMPSHIRE!!
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