Homes for sale in Salem, NH.
Sitting on the Massachusetts border, Salem folks like to call it the Gateway to New Hampshire. The population as of the 2000 census was 28,112. It was first settled in 1652 as part of Methuen Massachusetts to the south. In 1741 the MA and NH border was redefined, and “North Parish” became Salem.
Salem is a lovely mix of city convenience and small town charm. It has also been referred to as a marketing and distribution center with a pro-business attitude. Salem combines this focus on future growth with an ongoing respect for history, culture and the pristine natural setting surrounding the town. Salem might be best known for being the home of Canobie Lake Park, an amusement park which began in 1902 as a trolley park and botanical garden. Today it is a beloved amusement park featuring thrill rides, live performances and firework shows.
Residents of Salem can enjoy an engaged civic life, with plenty of boards and committees on which to serve, including the Economic Development Action Committee and the Historic District Commission. There are plenty of options for hiking, canoeing and other outdoor recreation, as well as dining and shopping. And history buffs will make repeat trips to America’s Stonehenge – at over 4,000 years old it is likely America’s oldest man-made construction!
Conveniently located near Interstates 493 and 95, Salem provides easy access to Boston, as well as much of the East Coast and New England. Fall in love with Salem today!
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