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Welcome to Alstead ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alstead, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alstead has a population of 1,942 people<2> (see below for details).
Alstead is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alstead lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alstead is located in the (603) area code.
The ZIP code for Alstead: 03602<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alstead had an population of 1,942 people. This is an increase of 0.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alstead had a population of 1,937 people. This makes Alstead the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Alstead represents 0.15% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,937 people, the population of Alstead has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,944 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alstead.
Communities near Alstead ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alstead.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alstead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alstead.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alstead. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alstead.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alstead. See our Newspapers Page for Alstead.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alstead ...
Looking for more information about Alstead? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alstead, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alstead.
Adding Alstead to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alstead in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alstead was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Alstead in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alstead.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Cheshire County: www.co.cheshire.nh.us/
The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023