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Welcome to Milford ...

Milford is located in Hillsborough County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milford has a population of 16,471 people<3> (see below for details).

Milford is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milford had an population of 16,471 people. This is an increase of 8.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milford had a population of 15,115 people. This makes Milford the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Milford represents 1.15% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,115 people, the population of Milford increased 11.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,535 people).

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

Communities Also Named Milford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Milford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Milford ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
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    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Milford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Milford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Fitchburg [Worcester County]
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    • Fitchburg [Worcester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Milford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,310 people
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  • Derry [Rockingham County]
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    • Derry [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Milford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,442 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Merrimack [Hillsborough County]
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      • Merrimack [Hillsborough County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Milford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,452 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrimack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrimack
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merrimack<6>
    • Londonderry [Rockingham County]
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      • Londonderry [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Milford
      • 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]
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      • Hudson [Hillsborough County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Milford
      • 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>
    • Bedford [Hillsborough County]
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      • Bedford [Hillsborough County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Milford
      • 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>
    • Goffstown [Hillsborough County]
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      • Goffstown [Hillsborough County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Milford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goffstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goffstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goffstown<6>
    • Windham [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windham
      • Windham [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Milford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windham<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 Milford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milford.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milford. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Milford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milford ...

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

Adding Milford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hillsborough County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milford. 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 Milford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milford - 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- Milford) 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 Milford. 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 MilfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8354, Longitude: -71.6490       In this case, the coordinates for Milford 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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