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Living a College Town Lifestyle in Lebanon-NH, New_Hampshire

The college community of Lebanon is located in western New Hampshire, south of Hanover, and near the Connecticut River. Lebanon is home to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School.  The population was 12,568 in 2000.

Where to Retire in Lebanon-NH and Home Prices

There are several active adult community in Lebanon (see link at left). 
The median home value was $336,488 in late 2021, according to Zillow. Median property taxes are over $5,000.

What Is Special about Lebanon-NH

The Connecticut River is a beautiful landmark and a place for relaxation and play. ranked Lebanon the best small town in America in 2015. The ranking is based on 40 data points including health care and economic measures. Its proximity to Dartmouth College, a ski hill, the Connecticut River, and the beauty of the green were all factors in that choice.

What Is Not Special about Lebanon-NH

Lebanon experiences cold snowy winters, with an average of over 65 inches of snow annually.

Climate and Physical Environment

Mild, sunny summers and cold, snowy winters are hallmarks of the Lebanon climate. Average January temps are in the high teens and the average July temp is about 70. It is located on the CT river near Dartmouth College.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Being this close to Dartmouth College is a real plus in terms of both culture and restaurants. Salt Hill Pub and Three Tomatoes are 2 of the restaurants singled out.  There is an Opera House on the Green.


Crime is significantly below the national average (index of 220 vs 321).

Medical Facilities

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical center and medical school are located here.


Lebanon Municipal Airport; Amtrak is 4 miles away in White River Junction

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