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Old 02-21-2009, 07:53 PM
 
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I was just wondering if someone could tell me how rural it is in Northern NH. By Northern New Hampshire I mean around Pittsburgh and any other towns that far up. If I were to move there, would I have to make going Clothes shopping and buying a lot of food a day trip?
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Old 02-21-2009, 07:59 PM
 
Location: N.H Gods Country
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I was just wondering if someone could tell me how rural it is in Northern NH. By Northern New Hampshire I mean around Pittsburgh and any other towns that far up. If I were to move there, would I have to make going Clothes shopping and buying a lot of food a day trip?
Yeah, but it would be a really nice day trip.
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Old 02-21-2009, 08:31 PM
 
Location: Florida Space Coast
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I live in central new hampshire, my town is about 3000 population, i have to drive 15 mins to shopping , such as groceries or a marshalls.. but I would consider this metro compared to pittsburgh and surrounding areas. Pittsburgh is a very large geographical town the majority of land is owned by paper companies , so the main business is logging, it is a sportsmans paradise, hunting , snowmobiles, and fishing are unbelievable. very scenic area lots of wildlife not much people life.. it's as boondocks as you get
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Old 02-21-2009, 09:52 PM
 
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I'd say boondocks; but not in the sense of some southern towns where not being from there can be dangerous (and I mean like Alabama southern).
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Old 02-21-2009, 10:40 PM
 
Location: Central NH
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Can you say Deliverance! lol
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Old 02-21-2009, 11:58 PM
 
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Yeah, I've taken my Jeep all over the south (while in college) and all over NH (recently). At no point did I feel "threatened" while in NH, northern NH sure is rural, but a good number of camps and folks up there for sporting reasons; I cannot say the same for- well, whatever state those old fire roads took me into and those guys were guarding that still (either WV, VA, NC, or TN).
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Old 02-22-2009, 12:05 AM
 
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Can you say Deliverance! lol
No, you can't. Not about New Hampshire. Waaaay off.
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Old 02-22-2009, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Northern NH
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Can you say Deliverance! lol

I would say that. A lot of people have never flown on an airplane..heck never even thought of flying on a plane It is like wow
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Florida Space Coast
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Default the boondocks

alright something nice to say.. The people up there are very nice, It has a couple really nice lakes up there,,, it does have a general store/grocery\gas station that you can buy groceries at. The main street has a bank, post office , school, police dept,gas station and a couple small shops but that is about it. On back Lake there is a resturaunt called rainbow grille, food , service, and setting on the lake are very good. There is an IGA supermarket about 30 mins away and colebrook which is about that distance has most of everything you would need .. 1 hour away is lancaster which offers a little bit more and then littleton 1 hr 15 mins has everything ( home depot, walmart, tj maxx, ) that is probably the once a month trip.. I would not recommend for families, you're just asking for your kids to have imaginary friends.. Not great for singles. but for outdoor enthusiasts couples or retirees not bad.
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:11 AM
 
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Sorry but Pittsburg is not deliverance. We are up there several times a year and know people who live there and they are nice people (who have even flown in a plane btw).

If you are looking for a built up place then Pittsburg and the surrounding area is not the place for you. Pittsburg has Young's. They have that other little store as you first enter the town but it kept changing hands and I believe is still closed down. You have the IGA and mom and pop's in Colebrook and can drive to Lancaster and Littleton for some things, but to get to any mall, etc. would be a day trip. Some women I know up there go to Canada for shopping as well. If you are worried about a day trip for clothes shopping, etc, then it is probably not the place for you. I personally never want that area of the state to have all the shopping that one needs as it would, in my opinion, ruin the area.
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