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Welcome to Jefferson ...

Jefferson is located in Coos County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Jefferson, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1846.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jefferson has a population of 1,051 people<2> (see below for details).

Jefferson is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Jefferson lies within the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Jefferson: 03583<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jefferson had an population of 1,051 people. This is a decrease of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jefferson had a population of 1,107 people. This makes Jefferson the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Jefferson represents 0.08% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,107 people, the population of Jefferson increased 10.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,006 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jefferson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 58 communities that are also named Jefferson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Mississippi (2), Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Jefferson ...

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

  • Berlin
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Littleton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Lancaster
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster is located in Coos County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,234 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster <5>
  • Bethlehem
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Gorham
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gorham
    • Gorham is located in Coos County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,593 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gorham <5>
  • Whitefield
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Northumberland
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northumberland
    • Northumberland is located in Coos County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
  • Lunenburg
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Milan
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milan
    • Milan is located in Coos County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,233 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milan <5>
  • Concord
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
    • Concord is located in Essex County (VT)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,204 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jefferson ...

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

Adding Jefferson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jefferson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Jefferson was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Jefferson in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Jefferson.

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

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 Coos, 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 Jefferson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jefferson - 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 Jefferson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jefferson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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