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Welcome to Harrisville ...

Harrisville is located in Cheshire County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrisville has a population of 952 people<2> (see below for details).

Harrisville is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Harrisville: (603)

The ZIP code for Harrisville: 03450<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrisville had an population of 952 people. This is a decrease of 0.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrisville had a population of 961 people. This makes Harrisville the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Harrisville represents 0.07% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 961 people, the population of Harrisville decreased 10.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,075 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harrisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Harrisville - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Harrisville ...

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

  • Keene [Cheshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keene
    • Keene [Cheshire County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Harrisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keene
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keene<6>
  • Winchendon [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchendon
    • Winchendon [Worcester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Harrisville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,835 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchendon
  • Swanzey [Cheshire County]
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    • Swanzey [Cheshire County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrisville
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrisville
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rindge [Cheshire County]
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      • Rindge [Cheshire County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,129 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rindge<6>
    • Hillsboro [Hillsborough County]
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      • Hillsboro [Hillsborough County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,019 people
      • Hillsboro has also been known as:
      • Hillsborough
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • New Ipswich [Hillsborough County]
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      • New Ipswich [Hillsborough County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Ipswich have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Ipswich
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Ipswich<6>
    • Jaffrey [Cheshire County]
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      • Jaffrey [Cheshire County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jaffrey have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaffrey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jaffrey<6>
    • Winchester [Cheshire County]
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      • Winchester [Cheshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<6>
    • Walpole [Cheshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walpole
      • Walpole [Cheshire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Harrisville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walpole
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walpole<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 Harrisville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrisville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrisville ...

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

Adding Harrisville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Hampshire

About Cheshire County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harrisville. 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 Harrisville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrisville - 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 Harrisville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrisville 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Harrisville) 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 Harrisville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarrisvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrisville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9454, Longitude: -72.0947    
<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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