Winchester : New hampshire

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What it's Like to Retire in Winchester

Winchester is a small town in southern New Hampshire of less than 2,000 people. Keene and Brattleboro are the nearest towns. Outdoor activities like hiking, snow shoeing, and good skiing are all relatively close.
There is at least one active adult community in the area. Photo of Congregational Church in 1910 courtesy of Wikipedia and Hugh Manatee.
 

Where to Retire in Winchester and Home Prices

Home prices tended to be a little over $160,000 in mid-2014, according to City-Data.com.

 

What is special about Winchester

Winchester is a small town in southern NH. Pisgah State Park is nearby.
 

What is not special about Winchester

It is a small town where the cost of living is above average and the winters are cold.
 

Who will like retirement in Winchester

People who love New England small towns and the outdoors might well like retiring in Winchester.
 

Local economy is driven by

Sometimes it is hard to determine how people make their living in a town this small. Some run the infrastructure of the town. Others commute to larger towns in the area. Agriculture and logging and tourism also contribute.
 

Climate and Physical Environment

Winchester is near the Mass. border and east of the Connecticut River.  The average July high temperature is 84 and the average January high is 34 (the average low is 11). The wettest month is May (4").
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There is a pickle festival every September. Sheridan House (1870), the Winchester Historical Society Museum. The Conant Library Museum.
 

Crime

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Medical facilities

The nearest hospitals are in Brattleboro and Keene.
 

Transportation

Winchester is about 10 miles from I 91, and the same distance from the AMTRAK station in Brattleboro. Hartford's Bradley Field is one of the closest big airports.
 

Valuable Links

Winchester City-Data page
Town of Winchester
 

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Facts about WINCHESTER
  • State: NH
  • Environment: Rural,Mountain,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 0 -20
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: No
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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