Moving to Sunapee

Thinking of moving to Sunapee? Welcome, we look forward to you joining our community.

Sunapee has a year round population of approximately 3,400 residents that swells to around 7,000 people in the summer. In addition to the abundant recreation opportunities and excellent proximity to great places to work, Sunapee has a rich history of strong schools.

Students have access to a rich curriculum taught by highly qualified and experienced educators. Sunapee students consistently score well above state and national averages in standardized tests.  

Visit the NH Department of Education website
 for additional information. Here you can compare Sunapee to other communities and learn why were are #SunapeeStrong

The name Sunapee comes from the Algonquian Indian words "suna" meaning "goose", and "apee", meaning "lake". The Indians called the area "Lake of the Wild Goose" because it is shaped like a goose, with the beak being in Sunapee Harbor.

Town of Sunapee Website

Abbott Library

Sunapee Recreation Department

Project Sunapee

Lake Sunapee Protective Association

Sunapee Historical Society

Mount Sunapee

Sunapee Region Board of Realtors