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Welcome to Lancaster ...
Lancaster is located in Coos County<1> and is the County Seat for Coos County.
The location of Lancaster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lancaster has a population of 3,267 people<3> (see below for details).
Lancaster is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Lancaster lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lancaster is within the (603) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lancaster had an population of 3,267 people. This is a decrease of 6.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.4% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lancaster had a population of 3,507 people (or 10.61% of the total population of Coos County). This makes Lancaster the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Lancaster represents 0.27% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,507 people, the population of Lancaster increased 6.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,280 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lancaster.
Communities Also Named Lancaster ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 38 communities that are also named Lancaster - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lancaster.
Communities near Lancaster ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lancaster.
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 Lancaster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lancaster.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lancaster. 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 Lancaster.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lancaster. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lancaster.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lancaster ...
Looking for more information about Lancaster? 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 Lancaster, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lancaster.
Adding Lancaster to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lancaster 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 that we've found for Lancaster was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lancaster on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lancaster.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023