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Welcome to Hampstead ...

Hampstead is located in Rockingham County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hampstead has a population of 8,611 people<2> (see below for details).

Hampstead is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hampstead is located in the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Hampstead: 03841<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hampstead had an population of 8,611 people. This is an increase of 1.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hampstead had a population of 8,523 people. This makes Hampstead the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Hampstead represents 0.65% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,523 people, the population of Hampstead increased 2.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,297 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hampstead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Hampstead - they are located in Maryland, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Quebec (3) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Hampstead ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Hampstead
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Lawrence [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Hampstead
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Haverhill [Essex County]
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      • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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    • Methuen [Essex County]
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      • Methuen [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Methuen
    • Andover [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andover
      • Andover [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andover
    • Derry [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derry
      • Derry [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • North Andover [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Andover
      • North Andover [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Andover
    • Dracut [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dracut
      • Dracut [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hampstead
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dracut

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 Hampstead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hampstead.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampstead ...

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

Adding Hampstead to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Hampshire

About Rockingham County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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 Rockingham, 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 Hampstead.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hampstead - 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 Hampstead). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hampstead 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hampstead) 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 Hampstead. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HampsteadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampstead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8745, Longitude: -71.1810    
<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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