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Welcome to Concord ...

The city of Concord is located in Merrimack County<1>. It is the County Seat and the capital of New Hampshire.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Concord has a population of 43,707 people<2> (see below for details).

Concord was established in 1725.

The community of Concord is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Concord is within the boundaries of the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Concord: 03301<4>

Websites for Concord ...

Official Website:   www.ci.concord.nh.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.concordnhchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Concord had an population of 43,707 people. This is an increase of 2.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Concord had a population of 42,695 people (or 29.15% of the total population of Merrimack County). This makes Concord the county's most populous community.

The population of Concord represents 3.24% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 42,695 people, the population of Concord increased 4.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 40,687 people).

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

Communities Also Named Concord ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 105 communities that are also named Concord - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (3), California, Delaware (2), Florida (2), Georgia (12), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (5), Nebraska (2), New York (2), North Carolina (7), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (11), Vermont, Virginia (4), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Concord ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Bedford [Hillsborough County]
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    • Bedford [Hillsborough County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<6>
  • Goffstown [Hillsborough County]
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    • Goffstown [Hillsborough County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goffstown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goffstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goffstown<6>
  • Hooksett [Merrimack County]
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    • Hooksett [Merrimack County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,703 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hooksett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hooksett<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weare [Hillsborough County]
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      • Weare [Hillsborough County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weare
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weare<6>
    • Franklin [Merrimack County]
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      • Franklin [Merrimack County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
    • Belmont [Belknap County]
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      • Belmont [Belknap County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,314 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
    • Hillsboro [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Hillsborough County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,019 people
      • Hillsboro has also been known as:
      • Hillsborough
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • New Boston [Hillsborough County]
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      • New Boston [Hillsborough County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Boston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Boston<6>
    • Hopkinton [Merrimack County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopkinton
      • Hopkinton [Merrimack County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,827 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopkinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopkinton<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 Concord. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Concord.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Concord. Our list includes 166 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Concord.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Concord ...

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

Adding Concord to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Concord 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 Concord was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1860.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Hampshire

About Merrimack County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Concord: www.ci.concord.nh.us/

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 Merrimack, 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 Concord.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Concord - 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 city (such as Concord). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Concord 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 '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- Concord) 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 Concord. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ConcordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Concord. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2093, Longitude: -71.5330    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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