Everything You Need To Know About Milford NH


Milford is a quaint New Hampshire town that is located just to the west of Amherst and Manchester.  It is nestled on the Souhegan River and hosts many growing industries, businesses and cultural venues. Milford offers easy access to Nashua, Wilton, Bedford, Manchester and Townsend MA as it is at the intersection of Routes 101 and 101A and Rte 13. Conveniently located just an hour from Boston, the seacoast and the tourist-friendly Lakes Region, Milford is a great place to live, work and play.

The centerpiece for Milford is the beautiful town center which is called the “Oval.” It boasts a pretty park with gazebo, access to the Souhegan River and has unlimited opportunities for shopping and dining. The town center is rooted in history, as mill buildings still stand along the river. The area was once a center for shoe factories, granite quarries and farming. Today there are arts and community theatre venues in some of the mills. The Souhegan Valley YMCA offers lots of family programming and the Milford Parks and Recreation Dept has seasonal activities for all ages. Today manufacturing is the major employer in the town with high tech plants like Hitchner Manufacturing, Hendrix Wire and Cable and Citronics in the town. Residents take advantage of great school systems, as well as a thriving economic climate.

Where to Live In Milford

Living in Milford and being able to explore the region and the rest of New Hampshire is one of the reasons we are in the apartment rental business. Red Oak Apartment Homes owns and manages a variety of apartment homes in Milford, all of which welcome cats. Take Highland Estates as an example.  This feline friendly apartment community offers one and two bedroom options that all include heat and hot water.  Dogs and cats are welcome at several of our apartment communities, including Milford Trails Apartments, Eastern Trails Apartments and The Ridge at Eastern Trails Apartments and The Ridge at Eastern Trails Townhomes.

Learn more about our pet friendly apartment rentals in other areas of New Hampshire too.

With the historic presence of a mill town and its New England character, Milford illustrates the distinctive charm of New Hampshire and is a wonderful place to call home.

We will be continuously updating this guide throughout 2020, so visit us frequently for even more in-depth info on living in Milford.