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Welcome to Lee ...

Lee is located in Strafford County<1>.

The location of Lee has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lee has a population of 4,568 people<3> (see below for details).

Lee is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lee is within the boundaries of the (603) area code.

Websites for Lee ...

Official Website: www.leenh.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lee had an population of 4,568 people. This is an increase of 5.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lee had a population of 4,330 people. This makes Lee the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Lee represents 0.33% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,330 people, the population of Lee increased 4.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,145 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Lee - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Montana, Nevada (2), New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Lee ...

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

  • Dover [Strafford County]
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    • Dover [Strafford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Lee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<6>
  • Rochester [Strafford County]
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    • Rochester [Strafford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Lee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
  • Portsmouth [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
    • Portsmouth [Rockingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Lee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portsmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portsmouth<6>
  • Amesbury [Essex County]
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    • Amesbury [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Lee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,537 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amesbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Durham [Strafford County]
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      • Durham [Strafford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Lee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<6>
    • Hampton [Rockingham County]
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      • Hampton [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Lee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,950 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<6>
    • Exeter [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Lee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,296 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<6>
    • York [York County]
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      • York [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Lee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
    • Somersworth [Strafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somersworth
      • Somersworth [Strafford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Lee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,286 people
      • Former names for Somersworth:
      • Great Falls
      • Summersworth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somersworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somersworth<6>
    • Raymond [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<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 Lee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lee ...

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

Adding Lee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lee: www.leenh.org/

The official website for Strafford County: www.co.strafford.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 Strafford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lee) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1231, Longitude: -71.0114       In this case, the coordinates for Lee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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