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Welcome to Barnstead ...

Barnstead is located in Belknap County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Barnstead has a population of 4,749 people<3> (see below for details).

Barnstead is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Barnstead is within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barnstead had an population of 4,749 people. This is an increase of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barnstead had a population of 4,593 people (which is 7.64% of the total population of Belknap County). This makes Barnstead the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Barnstead represents 0.35% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,593 people, the population of Barnstead increased 18.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,886 people).

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

Communities near Barnstead ...

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

  • Concord [Merrimack County]
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    • Concord [Merrimack County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Barnstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,924 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Rochester [Strafford County]
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    • Rochester [Strafford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Barnstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,719 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
  • Laconia [Belknap County]
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    • Laconia [Belknap County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Barnstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,646 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laconia<6>
  • Hooksett [Merrimack County]
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    • Hooksett [Merrimack County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Barnstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,703 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hooksett<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Barrington [Strafford County]
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      • Barrington [Strafford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Barnstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,231 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barrington<6>
    • Bow [Merrimack County]
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      • Bow [Merrimack County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Barnstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Belmont [Belknap County]
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      • Belmont [Belknap County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Barnstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,314 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
    • Gilford [Belknap County]
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      • Gilford [Belknap County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Barnstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilford<6>
    • Pembroke [Merrimack County]
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      • Pembroke [Merrimack County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Barnstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<6>
    • Farmington [Strafford County]
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      • Farmington [Strafford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Barnstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,951 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barnstead ...

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

Adding Barnstead to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Barnstead 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 Barnstead was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Barnstead on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).

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

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

The official website for Belknap County: www.belknapcounty.org/

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 Belknap, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barnstead.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barnstead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barnstead) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnstead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3340, Longitude: -71.2928       In this case, the coordinates for Barnstead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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