Wilton, NH is a peaceful New England community, home to 3,677 residents and located on the New Hampshire – Massachusetts border. Wilton was originally a mill town and is now primarily residential, which makes it an ideal place to live, raise a family, and retire. Wilton is a twenty-minute drive from Manchester, NH, and only an hour from Boston, making it an ideal commuter's haven.
Learn What Makes Wilton, NH Such a Great Place to Call Home!
A quiet town, Wilton has a close-knit community that looks out for its own. The Wilton Public & Gregg Free Library offers many monthly events for its residents, it is also home to the Wilton Historical Society. The Wilton Farmers' Market takes place at the Wilton Historical Society every Wednesday from June 18 - October 1.
The Wilton Community Center offers a variety of educational, social, and recreational activities to residents of all ages. Some of their activities include a Farm to Table Dinner and a Teddy Bear Parade.
Residents also enjoy Andy's Summer Playhouse, an innovative summer youth theater. Every summer the children aged 8 to 18 perform in original works.
Hilltop Cafe: Located at one of the oldest CSA's in the country, the Temple Wilton Community Farm -- in a cozy, restored 1765 farmhouse, The Hilltop Cafe is committed to using local, fresh, and organic ingredients to create nourishing meals. Don't miss the delicious croissants!
Wilton House of Pizza: A local favorite! Fresh made to order food and rotating daily specials make this pizza and sub shop a community staple. The "WHOP" is dedicated to outstanding food and service.
The Russell-Abbot State Forest, ski area, and nearby water access make this small town an outdoor recreationist's dream. Close to 1,000 acres of private land, known as Head Tract, was donated to the public. Spectacular views abound, and at certain points of the trail, Mt. Watatic can be seen in the distance. The Souhegan River offers year-round outdoor recreation, and there are many parks scattered throughout the town.
Resident children are a part of the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District. This rural New England town is also home to High Mowing private preparatory school.