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Jaffrey, New Hampshire
Welcome to Jaffrey ...
The location of Jaffrey has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jaffrey has a population of 5,267 people<3> (see below for details).
Jaffrey is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Jaffrey lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Jaffrey is located in the (603) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jaffrey had an population of 5,267 people. This is a decrease of 3.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.82% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jaffrey had a population of 5,457 people (or 7.08% of the total population of Cheshire County). This makes Jaffrey the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Jaffrey represents 0.41% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,457 people, the population of Jaffrey has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,476 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jaffrey.
Communities near Jaffrey ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jaffrey.
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 Jaffrey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jaffrey.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jaffrey. 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 Jaffrey.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jaffrey. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jaffrey.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jaffrey ...
Looking for more information about Jaffrey? 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 Jaffrey, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jaffrey.
Adding Jaffrey to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jaffrey 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 Jaffrey was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Jaffrey on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jaffrey on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Cheshire County: www.co.cheshire.nh.us/
The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022