Peterborough, New Hampshire
The location of Peterborough
Welcome to Peterborough ...
Peterborough is located in Hillsborough County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Peterborough has a population of 6,504 people<1> (see below for details).
Peterborough is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Peterborough lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Peterborough: (603)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Peterborough had a population of 6,284 people. This makes Peterborough the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of Peterborough represents 0.48% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,284 people, the population of Peterborough increased 6.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,883 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Peterborough had an population of 6,504 people. This is an increase of 3.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.56% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Peterborough ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Peterborough and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Peterborough.
Communities Also Named Peterborough ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Peterborough - it's located in Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Peterborough.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Peterborough. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Peterborough. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Peterborough. Our list includes 6 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Peterborough:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peterborough ...
Looking for more information about Peterborough? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Peterborough, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peterborough.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peterborough. 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: www.nh.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Peterborough.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peterborough - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Peterborough. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Peterborough) 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 Peterborough. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Peterborough
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peterborough. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8706, Longitude: -71.9517 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Peterborough have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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