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Welcome to Durham ...
Durham is located in Strafford County<1>.
The location of Durham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Durham refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Durhamite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Durham has a population of 16,127 people<4> (see below for details).
Durham is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Durham lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Durham: (603)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Durham had an population of 16,127 people. This is an increase of 10.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Durham had a population of 14,638 people (which is 11.89% of the total population of Strafford County). This makes Durham the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Durham represents 1.11% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,638 people, the population of Durham increased 15.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,664 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Durham.
Communities Also Named Durham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 31 communities that are also named Durham - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Durham.
Communities near Durham ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Durham.
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 Durham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Durham.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Durham. 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 Durham.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Durham. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Durham.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Durham ...
Looking for more information about Durham? 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 Durham, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Durham.
Adding Durham to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Durham 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 we've found for Durham was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Durham in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Durham.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Durham. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Strafford County: www.co.strafford.nh.us/
The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/
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