Homesteading in New Hampshire

Homesteading in New Hampshire – here is a summary of some of the important considerations for starting off your homestead journey in this state.

homesteading in new hampshire

Climate  – Click on the city/town links for more ‘local’ data

Geography – general geographic information

Geology  – geologic information (what rocks do we find)

Legal/Tax considerations

Building codes

Agricultural statistics

Home schooling

Average land price per acre (2013) : $4,280


Homesteader Comments

Read below what real homesteaders in this state think the pros and cons for living and homesteading here.  Add your own in the comments!

Pros:  None available

Cons:None available




3 thoughts on “Homesteading in New Hampshire

  • January 16, 2016 at 10:19 am

    I live in NH and noticed the homeschool info is incorrect. The laws have changed but are not reflected in this. Yearly letters of intent are no longer required and evaluations no longer need to be submitted. Also, as someone who tries to homestead, I will add a con, as its huge for us, and the main reason we are leaving the state. It is very expensive here! Property taxes are extremely high so we are currently stuck on a small lot within city limits because we cannot afford land more favorable for homesteading. We may have no sales tax, less taxes in general, but the property tax MORE than makes up for it! We left a very high tax state to come here, thinking it would be better. For us, it has not been. Financially, we will do much better in the state we are moving to. Just things to consider….

  • June 16, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    Can someone please help point me in the right direction, I’m trying to get started on my homestead and I’m not finding anything to get me on the right track

  • November 21, 2017 at 4:53 am

    Hello, my name is Curt. My wife and I recently purchased land in nh 7.3 acres for 27000 only 1000 a year in taxes. I suppose it depends where you are in nh. The southern part of the state is very expensive. I am on the Vermont border near lake sunapee, Unity NH.


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