A Great Family Community with a Renowned Beach and Boardwalk: Welcome to Hampton, New Hampshire!
Hampton was originally named Plantation of Winnacunnet. "Winnacunnet" is an Algonquian Abenaki word meaning "pleasant pines" and is the name of the town's regional high school; Winnacunnet High School (ranked 9/10 by www.greatschools.org). With a large amount of growth in the 1980s, Hampton's population now hovers around 15,500 people.
With an Median home price of $360,000 Hampton a is known for its summer culture of evening concerts and fantastic firework displays each week in the warm months. The refreshing Atlantic surf, boardwalk, "the Casino," boating adventures, and shops are also big attractions which keep people coming back each year. The year round residents appreciate the recent improvements in the downtown area of Hampton which is located inland and has many great restaurants and shops.
Population: 15,379 | Average Home Price $368,000
Hampton's points of interest include: Hampton Beach State Park, Hampton Beach Casino, Smuttynose Brewery, Hampton Airfield, North Beach, Tuck Museum.