Swanzey NH properties for sale offer a lot of opportunities for everyone. Swanzey is a quiet town located just south of Keene and has a thriving business section as well as a variety of homes located in a peaceful country setting. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a quiet peaceful retreat or a welcoming community setting you can find all of that here with Swanzey NH properties for sale.
Swanzey has a population of 7,230 according to the 2010 census and in addition to the town center, Swanzey includes the villages of East Swanzey, West Swanzey, North Swanzey, and Westport. Driving around town you can find four historic covered bridges that are definitely worth visiting while you look for your next home.
Swanzey was originally founded in 1733 as Lower Ashuelot as one of the four fort town granted to Massachusetts Governor Jonathan Belcher. Also, it was the site of many battles in King Georges war and was abandoned in 1747. The town was re-granted in 1753 to 62 proprietors and renamed Swanzey.