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Welcome to Merrimack ...

Merrimack is located in Hillsborough County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Merrimack has a population of 26,538 people<3> (see below for details).

Merrimack is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Merrimack: (603)

Websites for Merrimack ...

Official Website:   www.ci.merrimack.nh.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.merrimackchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Merrimack had an population of 26,538 people. This is an increase of 4.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Merrimack had a population of 25,494 people (which is 6.36% of the total population of Hillsborough County). This makes Merrimack the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Merrimack represents 1.94% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,494 people, the population of Merrimack increased 1.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,119 people).

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

Communities Also Named Merrimack ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Merrimack - they are located in Alabama, Florida and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Merrimack ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
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    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Merrimack
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimack
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Merrimack
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Methuen [Essex County]
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    • Methuen [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimack
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chelmsford [Middlesex County]
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      • Chelmsford [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Merrimack
      • 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 Merrimack
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • Dracut [Middlesex County]
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      • Dracut [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Merrimack
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dracut
    • Salem [Rockingham County]
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      • Salem [Rockingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Merrimack
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
    • Londonderry [Rockingham County]
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      • Londonderry [Rockingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Merrimack
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Londonderry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Londonderry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Londonderry<6>
    • Hudson [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Hillsborough County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Merrimack
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<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 Merrimack. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Merrimack.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Merrimack. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Merrimack.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merrimack ...

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

Adding Merrimack to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hillsborough County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Merrimack: www.ci.merrimack.nh.us/

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 Merrimack.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Merrimack - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Merrimack) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Merrimack. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MerrimackOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merrimack. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8651, Longitude: -71.4934       In this case, the coordinates for Merrimack 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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