Homes for sale in Haverhill, MA.
Haverhill (pronounced “hay-vrill”) is a city in Essex county Massachusetts. It is home to over 58,000 residents and resides on the banks of the Merrimack Valley River. It was originally named Pentucket, meaning “place of the winding river” in Native American and was once a farming community that grew into an important industrial center. At one time, a tenth of the shoes manufactured in America were from Haverhill. The community was also home to tanneries, woolen mills, sawmills, gristmills, hat manufacturers, shipbuilders and served as a port.
Today, Haverhill has done a remarkable job of transforming old industrial buildings into loft apartments, condominiums, retail and commercial space. Large amounts of public and private investments have gone into the downtown area. Haverhill boasts many restaurants and shops, as well as a renovated boardwalk.
There is no shortage of activities for young and old in Haverhill! From Movies by the River to the Art Market Boutique to the Bird Walk at Tattersall Farm to tours of Winnekenni Castle, there’s bound to be a community outing for everyone. It’s proximity to the Merrimack River means outdoor recreation abounds as well!
Anyone needing to commute to Boston can use the Haverhill Line or one of the many nearby Interstate routes. Haverhill is also convenient to Lawrence, MA, and located just south of the New Hampshire border.
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