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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 7,141 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 lies within 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 7,141 people. This is an increase of 5.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.59% 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 total 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 (which had a count of 6,178 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atkinson.
Communities Also Named Atkinson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Atkinson was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Atkinson in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Atkinson.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023