Grantham, New Hampshire
Grantham, NH is a quiet town located south of Lebanon, just off exit 13 and 14 on Interstate 89 in Sullivan County. Home to the prestigious community of Eastman, Grantham offers quiet town living with plenty of natural resources to explore. Mountains, rivers and preserved land sprawl the 28+ square mile of town. The population of Grantham rests just below 3,000.
The Town of Grantham, New Hampshire
History of Grantham
Incorporated in 1761, Grantham was named after Thomas Robinson, first Baron Grantham, a British diplomatist and politician who was Secretary of State for the Southern Department. Although the land was incorporated in 1761, no settlers arrive to stake claim until 1767, naming the land they settled as New Grantham.
An area of western Grantham and eastern Plainfield were transformed into the parish of Meriden in 1780. Meriden is currently a well know area of the community and home to Kimball Union Academy. Grantham was incorporated as New Grantham in 1788 and then incorporated as Grantham, as it is known today, in the year 1818.
Calling Grantham Home
Grantham is a beautiful place to live. Situated with easy access to I-89, Grantham is located 20 minutes outside of Lebanon and 40 minutes from Concord. Grantham offers plenty of small town charm, nature, activities and a community flair that the residents embrace. Residents often travel to the nearby towns of New London, Sunapee or to the Lebanon, Hanover area for work and shopping.
One of the areas most coveted neighborhoods, Eastman offers 3600 acres of unique property and amenities not found elsewhere in the Upper Valley. A quiet neighborhood with plenty of privacy, Eastman offers residents the ability to relax, unwind and tune out the rest of the world.
Eastman is a perfect place to live for those who enjoy a community atmosphere. Whether it’s meeting new people at a community dinner or meeting new people at the pool – there’s always conversation to be had.
Have an avid golfer in the family? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to take up golf, but never lived in a place where the opportunity had presented itself. Well, here in Eastman you can join the Eastman Golf Links. The Eastman Golf Links is an 18 hole championship golf course that offers a golf shop – which is equipped with everything you’ll need, a driving range, practice area for lessons and clinics and several different affordable membership options.
Eastman offers residents an experience you’ll be hard pressed to find elsewhere. Eastman offers residents amenities for everyone in the family. From hiking, walking, biking and golf to dining, swimming at the beach, kayaking, cross country skiing and more. No matter your age or abilities, the Eastman community has something for you.
You may be surprised to find that even with all the great amenities that Eastman has to offer, it is an affordable place to live. Outside of the Eastman community neighborhood, there are plenty of wonderful places to live in Grantham. Whether you’re looking for mountain or valley views, a small neighborhood or an estate the goes on for acres, Grantham, NH has what you’re looking for.
Homes in Grantham range from affordable condominiums to super luxurious homes, farms and large estates. The median home value in Grantham is about $212,000. Despite the median value, you’ll often find spectacular real estate opportunities with homes, town homes and condominiums listed well under the median value.