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Living a Mountain Lifestyle in Franklin NH, New_Hampshire

Franklin is located in a beautiful and scenic mountain area. It is a town of about 8,000 people in central New Hampshire and near Laconia. This area has many lakes and mountains for outstanding outdoor recreation. Two rivers combine here to begin the Merrimack River.

Where to Retire in Franklin NH and Home Prices

You can live in the village or there is at least 1 active adult community in Franklin (see link at left).
The median home value was $199,423 in early 2020, according to Zillow.

What Is Special about Franklin NH

Franklin is a small town in a state with fabulous recreation and scenery. The Middle New Hampshire Arts Center is a big addition to the town.

What Is Not Special about Franklin NH

It's a small town far from any city.

Climate and Physical Environment

Franklin is west of I 93, Laconia, and Lake Winnepesaukee.  Winters are very cold and summers mild.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Middle New Hampshire Arts and Entertainment Center is an excellent cultural resource. The Center is located in Franklin in the former Franklin Opera House.


Crime in Franklin is low.

Medical Facilities

Franklin Regional Hospital serves the community.


I 93 is a few miles to the east.

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