A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> State of New Hampshire >> Strafford County >> Barrington >> Community ProfileIndex

Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
New Hampshire

The Commemorative Quarter for New Hampshire

Welcome to Barrington ...

Barrington is located in Strafford County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Barrington has a population of 9,257 people<2> (see below for details).

Barrington is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Barrington is located in the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Barrington: 03825<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barrington had an population of 9,257 people. This is an increase of 7.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barrington had a population of 8,576 people (or 6.96% of the total population of Strafford County). This makes Barrington the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Barrington represents 0.65% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,576 people, the population of Barrington increased 14.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,475 people).

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

Communities Also Named Barrington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Barrington - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Quebec and Rhode Island.

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

Communities near Barrington ...

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

  • Dover
  • Rochester
  • Portsmouth
  • Durham
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
    • Durham lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Barrington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,441 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<6>
  • Exeter
  • York
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Barrington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for York have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Somersworth
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somersworth
    • Somersworth lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Barrington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,286 people
    • Former names for Somersworth:
    • Great Falls
    • Summersworth
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somersworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somersworth<6>
  • Raymond
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
    • Raymond lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Barrington.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<6>
  • Kittery
  • Newmarket

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barrington ...

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

Adding Barrington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Barrington 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 Barrington was the Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Barrington in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Barrington.

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

The official website for Strafford County:

The official website for State of New Hampshire:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Hampshire's counties, including Strafford, 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 Barrington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barrington - 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 Barrington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barrington 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Barrington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barrington. 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 BarringtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barrington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2236, Longitude: -71.0466    
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




Copyright 2023
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 22 May 2023