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If you are looking for homes for sale in Amherst, NH, here are a few things you should know! Amherst is primarily a bedroom community located in Hillsborough County, about 10 miles west of downtown Nashua. Most of its commercial and retail businesses are located on Route 101A. The town has a population of approximately 11,500 citizens, which continues to grow each year, as people are attracted to its well-regarded school system. Souhegan High School is a unique and different place that has been working since 1992 to provide the best possible education for the students of Amherst and Mont Vernon.

The town prides itself on preserving its colonial flair, the centerpiece of which is the village green in the center of town. This village green is the most notable landmark in town. The area is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and also is protected by a local historic district. The town center is filled with colonial homes. has great substance, too. Strict zoning, fine town services, superior recreational facilities, great open space, much conservation land, and an active and friendly populace add to the pleasure of living here.


  • Clark-Wilkins Elementary
  • Amherst Middle School
  • Souhegan High School

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