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Chesterfield, New Hampshire

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The location of Chesterfield

Welcome to Chesterfield ...

Chesterfield is located in Cheshire County.

The location of Chesterfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Chesterfield has a population of 3,566 people<2> (see below for details).

Chesterfield is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Chesterfield: (603)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chesterfield had a population of 3,604 people. This makes Chesterfield the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Chesterfield represents 0.27% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 101st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,604 people, the population of Chesterfield increased 1.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,542 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Chesterfield had an population of 3,566 people. This is a decrease of 1.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Chesterfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chesterfield and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Northfield (MA)   [Map]   2,988   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hinsdale   [Map]   3,878   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Keene   [Map]   22,949   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Swanzey   [Map]   7,144   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Walpole   [Map]   4,003   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Winchester   [Map]   4,182   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Chesterfield.

Communities Also Named Chesterfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Chesterfield - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Utah and Virginia (4).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chesterfield. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chesterfield. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chesterfield.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Chesterfield:

Websites for Chesterfield ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chesterfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cheshire County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Cheshire County:

The official website for State of New Hampshire:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chesterfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chesterfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Chesterfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chesterfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chesterfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesterfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8873, Longitude: -72.4704     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chesterfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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