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Welcome to Hillsboro (aka 'Hillsborough') ...

Hillsboro is located in Hillsborough County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hillsboro has a population of 6,017 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Hillsboro has also been called Hillsborough.

Hillsboro is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hillsboro lies within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hillsboro had an population of 6,017 people. This is an increase of 0.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hillsboro had a population of 6,011 people. This makes Hillsboro the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Hillsboro represents 0.46% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,011 people, the population of Hillsboro increased 21.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,928 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hillsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Hillsboro - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hillsboro ...

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

  • Concord [Merrimack County]
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    • Concord [Merrimack County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,924 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<5>
  • Goffstown [Hillsborough County]
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    • Goffstown [Hillsborough County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goffstown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goffstown<5>
  • Weare [Hillsborough County]
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    • Weare [Hillsborough County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,100 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weare<5>
  • Bow [Merrimack County]
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    • Bow [Merrimack County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,063 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bow<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peterborough [Hillsborough County]
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      • Peterborough [Hillsborough County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peterborough have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterborough<5>
    • New Boston [Hillsborough County]
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      • New Boston [Hillsborough County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Hillsboro
      • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Boston<5>
    • Hopkinton [Merrimack County]
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      • Hopkinton [Merrimack County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,827 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopkinton<5>
    • Boscawen [Merrimack County]
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      • Boscawen [Merrimack County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,097 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boscawen<5>
    • Warner [Merrimack County]
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      • Warner [Merrimack County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,951 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warner<5>
    • Dunbarton [Merrimack County]
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      • Dunbarton [Merrimack County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,916 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunbarton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Hillsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hillsboro.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hillsboro. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hillsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillsboro ...

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

Adding Hillsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hillsboro on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for New Hampshire (1956).

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

Mentions & References for Hillsboro

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About Hillsborough County

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

The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcountynh.org/

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 Hillsborough, 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 Hillsboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Hillsboro) 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 Hillsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HillsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1148, Longitude: -71.8950    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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