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Welcome to Fitzwilliam ...

Fitzwilliam is located in Cheshire County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fitzwilliam has a population of 2,367 people<2> (see below for details).

Fitzwilliam is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Fitzwilliam: (603)

The ZIP code for Fitzwilliam: 03447<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fitzwilliam had an population of 2,367 people. This is a decrease of 1.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fitzwilliam had a population of 2,396 people. This makes Fitzwilliam the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Fitzwilliam represents 0.18% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,396 people, the population of Fitzwilliam increased 11.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,141 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fitzwilliam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fitzwilliam - it's located in British Columbia.

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

Communities near Fitzwilliam ...

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

  • Keene [Cheshire County]
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    • Keene [Cheshire County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Fitzwilliam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keene
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keene<6>
  • Gardner [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardner
    • Gardner [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fitzwilliam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardner
  • Athol [Worcester County]
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    • Athol [Worcester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Fitzwilliam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,698 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
  • Winchendon [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchendon
    • Winchendon [Worcester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Fitzwilliam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,835 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Templeton [Worcester County]
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      • Templeton [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Fitzwilliam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,134 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Templeton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Templeton
    • Orange [Franklin County]
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      • Orange [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Fitzwilliam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,581 people
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    • Swanzey [Cheshire County]
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      • Swanzey [Cheshire County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Fitzwilliam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swanzey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swanzey<6>
    • Peterborough [Hillsborough County]
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      • Peterborough [Hillsborough County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Fitzwilliam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peterborough have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterborough<6>
    • Ashburnham [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashburnham
      • Ashburnham [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Fitzwilliam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,350 people
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    • Rindge [Cheshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rindge
      • Rindge [Cheshire County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Fitzwilliam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,129 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rindge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rindge<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 Fitzwilliam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fitzwilliam.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fitzwilliam ...

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

Adding Fitzwilliam to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Fitzwilliam on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Hampshire

About Cheshire County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cheshire County: www.co.cheshire.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 Cheshire, 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 Fitzwilliam.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fitzwilliam - 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 Fitzwilliam). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fitzwilliam 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fitzwilliam) 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 Fitzwilliam. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FitzwilliamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fitzwilliam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7806, Longitude: -72.1450    
<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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