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Welcome to Atkinson ...

Atkinson is located in Rockingham County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Atkinson has a population of 7,145 people<2> (see below for details).

Atkinson is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Atkinson is located in the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Atkinson: 03811<4>

Websites for Atkinson ...

Official Website: www.town-atkinsonnh.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atkinson had an population of 7,145 people. This is an increase of 5.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atkinson had a population of 6,751 people. This makes Atkinson the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Atkinson represents 0.51% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,751 people, the population of Atkinson increased 9.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,178 people).

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

Adding Atkinson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atkinson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Atkinson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atkinson on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Atkinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Atkinson - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Utah and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atkinson.

Communities near Atkinson ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 112,673 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 110,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 89,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Lawrence [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 80,028 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Methuen [Essex County]
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      • Methuen [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50,706 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Methuen
    • Andover [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andover
      • Andover [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,356 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andover
    • Chelmsford [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chelmsford
      • Chelmsford [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelmsford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelmsford
    • Derry [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derry
      • Derry [Rockingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33,485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • Dracut [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dracut
      • Dracut [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dracut
    • North Andover [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Andover
      • North Andover [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,188 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Andover

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkinson ...

Looking for more information about Atkinson? 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 Atkinson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atkinson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Hampshire

About Rockingham County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Atkinson: www.town-atkinsonnh.com/

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.nh.us/

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 Rockingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkinson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Atkinson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atkinson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atkinson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atkinson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AtkinsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8388, Longitude: -71.1471    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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