New Hampshire Made Here

Overview of the Sugar River Region

Spanning an area of 528 sq miles, the Sugar River Region is in Sullivan County in western New Hampshire. The region’s beautiful terrain consists of lakes, rivers, ponds, forests, and several mountains, including the Croydon and Sunapee. The Sugar and Cold Rivers run through the region, and Lake Sunapee lies along the northeastern border. The Sugar River Region’s fourteen towns and one city form part of the region’s unique offering and reflect the region’s wealth of natural resources, manufacturing heritage, scenic views, recreational amenities, and strong quality of life.

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Land Acknowledgment

We acknowledge that the Sugar River Region rests on the ancestral lands of the Abenaki and Pennacook peoples, who nurtured and protected this land for countless generations. We recognize the profound knowledge and cultural heritage they have imparted on the region, while also acknowledging the historical injustices and displacement they have endured. With deep respect, we commit to listening to Indigenous voices and supporting their efforts to reclaim and revitalize their cultural practices. We hold gratitude for their stewardship and acknowledge our responsibility to honor and preserve this land and its Indigenous heritage, working towards a future of equity, inclusivity and justice for all.

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Come Live Here!

The Sugar River Region offers year-round recreation, exciting career opportunities, and affordable housing in a small-town environment. Learn more about why residents love living in the Sugar River Region and the next steps to moving to the region.

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About Our Organization

We are a nonprofit organization formed to enhance Sullivan County and the Sugar River Region as a distinct and desirable destination in New Hampshire. Our mission is to develop, promote, and sustain our regional assets to create a thriving visitor economy and improve quality of life for all who live and work here.

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Our Partners

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