Sunapee Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Sunapee, NH
Sunapee is a popular tourist town located in Sullivan County, New Hampshire. It includes the village of George Mills. The town is home to an attractive lake, grand hotels, and waterfront homes and properties. Mount Sunapee attracts hikers in the summer and skiers in the winter. Other recreational activities in town include fishing, boating and snowmobiling.
Like many other towns, this one went through name changes before its incorporation in 1781: "Saville" in 1768, "Corey's Town", and then "Wendell", for one of the Masonian Proprietors, John Wendell. The marsh near Sunapee Middle High School still bears Wendell's name. The name "Sunapee" was substituted for "Wendell" by the legislature in 1850. The town, Lake Sunapee and Mount Sunapee share the name which comes from the Algonquian Indian words "suna" meaning "goose", and "apee", meaning "lake".
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 25.2 square miles (65.3 km2), of which 21.1 sq mi (54.6 km2) is land and 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2) is water, comprising 16.19% of the town. Sunapee is drained by the Sugar River. The highest point in town is about 1,600 feet (490 m) above sea level, along the town's northern border, just north of Ledge Pond.
In 2008, Sunapee was home to 3,362 residents. and 3,365 at the 2010 census.
Sunapee Real Estate and Homes: In 2008, it was estimated that real estate in Sunapee, New Hampshire was comprised of a total of 2,402 homes. This included 1,929 single family homes and 396 multi-unit homes.
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