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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 lies 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 (or 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Barnstead was the Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Barnstead in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Barnstead.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Belknap County: www.belknapcounty.org/
The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 May 2023