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Welcome to Litchfield ...

Litchfield is located in Hillsborough County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Litchfield has a population of 8,654 people<3> (see below for details).

Litchfield is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Litchfield: (603)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Litchfield had an population of 8,654 people. This is an increase of 4.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Litchfield had a population of 8,271 people. This makes Litchfield the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Litchfield represents 0.63% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,271 people, the population of Litchfield increased 12.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,360 people).

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

Communities Also Named Litchfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Litchfield - they are located in Arizona, California, Illinois (2), Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec and Virginia.

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

Communities near Litchfield ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
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    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Litchfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
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    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Litchfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Lawrence [Essex County]
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    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Litchfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
  • Methuen [Essex County]
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    • Methuen [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Litchfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,910 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Methuen
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chelmsford [Middlesex County]
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      • Chelmsford [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Litchfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelmsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelmsford
    • Derry [Rockingham County]
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      • Derry [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Litchfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,442 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • Dracut [Middlesex County]
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      • Dracut [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Litchfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,423 people
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    • Salem [Rockingham County]
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      • Salem [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Litchfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
    • Westford [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westford
      • Westford [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Litchfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,276 people
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    • Bedford [Hillsborough County]
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      • Bedford [Hillsborough County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Litchfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<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 Litchfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Litchfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Litchfield ...

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

Adding Litchfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Litchfield 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 Litchfield was on a map titled Map of New Hampshire (from Rand McNally, 1912).

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Litchfield. 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>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 Litchfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Litchfield - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Litchfield) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Litchfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8443, Longitude: -71.4798       In this case, the coordinates for Litchfield 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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