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Welcome to Apthorp ...

Apthorp is located in Grafton County<1>.


The location of Apthorp has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Apthorp, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

Apthorp is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Apthorp ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Apthorp.

  • Saint Johnsbury
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Johnsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Johnsbury
    • Saint Johnsbury is located in Caledonia County (VT)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,070 people
  • Lancaster
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster is located in Coos County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,234 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster <4>
  • Bethlehem
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
  • Whitefield
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Northumberland
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northumberland
    • Northumberland is located in Coos County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
  • Lincoln
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln is located in Grafton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,775 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln <4>
  • Barnet
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnet
    • Barnet is located in Caledonia County (VT)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,615 people
  • Lisbon
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lisbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lisbon
    • Lisbon is located in Grafton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,587 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lisbon <4>
  • Lunenburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Waterford
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
    • Waterford is located in Caledonia County (VT)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,243 people

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 Apthorp. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apthorp.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apthorp. 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 Apthorp.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apthorp. See our Newspapers Page for Apthorp.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apthorp ...

Looking for more information about Apthorp? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Apthorp, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Apthorp.

Adding Apthorp to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Apthorp 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 Apthorp was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Apthorp post office opened in 1886.

We also found Apthorp in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Apthorp.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Apthorp. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Hampshire's counties, including Grafton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apthorp - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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