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Welcome to Allenstown ...

Allenstown is located in Merrimack County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Allenstown has a population of 4,298 people<1> (see below for details).

Allenstown is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Allenstown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Allenstown is within the boundaries of the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allenstown had a population of 4,322 people. This makes Allenstown the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Allenstown represents 0.33% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,322 people, the population of Allenstown decreased 10.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,843 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Allenstown had an population of 4,298 people. This is a decrease of 0.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.25% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Allenstown.

Communities near Allenstown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Barrington   [Map]   8,919   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bedford   [Map]   22,418   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bow   [Map]   7,775   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Concord   [Map]   42,904   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Derry   [Map]   33,246   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goffstown   [Map]   17,999   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Allenstown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allenstown. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allenstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allenstown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Allenstown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allenstown ...

Looking for more information about Allenstown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Allenstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Allenstown.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Allenstown. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The official website for State of New Hampshire: www.nh.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allenstown.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allenstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Allenstown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Allenstown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allenstown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1579, Longitude: -71.4056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allenstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Allenstown.