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Welcome to Brookline ...

Brookline is located in Hillsborough County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brookline has a population of 5,459 people<3> (see below for details).

Brookline is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Brookline lies within the (603) area code.

Websites for Brookline ...

Official Website: www.brookline.nh.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookline had an population of 5,459 people. This is an increase of 9.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookline had a population of 4,991 people. This makes Brookline the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Brookline represents 0.38% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,991 people, the population of Brookline increased 19.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,181 people).

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

Communities Also Named Brookline ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Brookline - they are located in Arizona, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Texas and Vermont.

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

Communities near Brookline ...

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

  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Brookline
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Brookline
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Leominster [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leominster
    • Leominster [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Brookline
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,548 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leominster
  • Fitchburg [Worcester County]
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    • Fitchburg [Worcester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Brookline
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,310 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chelmsford [Middlesex County]
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      • Chelmsford [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookline
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelmsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelmsford
    • Derry [Rockingham County]
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      • Derry [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookline
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,442 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • Dracut [Middlesex County]
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      • Dracut [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Brookline
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dracut
    • Merrimack [Hillsborough County]
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      • Merrimack [Hillsborough County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookline
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,452 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrimack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrimack
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merrimack<6>
    • Londonderry [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Londonderry
      • Londonderry [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookline
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Londonderry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Londonderry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Londonderry<6>
    • Hudson [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Hillsborough County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Brookline
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<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 Brookline. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brookline.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookline ...

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

Adding Brookline to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brookline: www.brookline.nh.us/

The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcountynh.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 Hillsborough, 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 Brookline.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookline - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brookline) 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 Brookline. 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 BrooklineOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookline. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7348, Longitude: -71.6581       In this case, the coordinates for Brookline 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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