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Welcome to Northumberland ...
The location of Northumberland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Northumberland, you might consider that their post office opened in 1822.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Northumberland has a population of 2,142 people<3> (see below for details).
Northumberland is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Northumberland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Northumberland is located in the (603) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northumberland had an population of 2,142 people. This is a decrease of 6.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Northumberland had a population of 2,288 people (which is 6.92% of the total population of Coos County). This makes Northumberland the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Northumberland represents 0.17% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,288 people, the population of Northumberland decreased 6.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,438 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Northumberland.
Communities Also Named Northumberland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Northumberland - they are located in Nevada, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Northumberland.
Communities near Northumberland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Northumberland.
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 Northumberland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Northumberland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Northumberland. 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 Northumberland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Northumberland. See our Newspapers Page for Northumberland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northumberland ...
Looking for more information about Northumberland? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Northumberland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Northumberland.
Adding Northumberland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Northumberland 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 we've found for Northumberland was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Northumberland in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Northumberland.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023