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Welcome to Pittsfield ...

Pittsfield is located in Merrimack County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pittsfield has a population of 4,131 people<2> (see below for details).

Pittsfield is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pittsfield is located in the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Pittsfield: 03263<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pittsfield had an population of 4,131 people. This is an increase of 0.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pittsfield had a population of 4,106 people. This makes Pittsfield the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Pittsfield represents 0.31% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,106 people, the population of Pittsfield increased 4.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,931 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pittsfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Pittsfield - they are located in Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pittsfield ...

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

  • Concord [Merrimack County]
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    • Concord [Merrimack County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Pittsfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Rochester [Strafford County]
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    • Rochester [Strafford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Pittsfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
  • Laconia [Belknap County]
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    • Laconia [Belknap County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Pittsfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laconia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laconia<6>
  • Hooksett [Merrimack County]
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    • Hooksett [Merrimack County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Pittsfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,703 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hooksett<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raymond [Rockingham County]
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      • Raymond [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Pittsfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<6>
    • Barrington [Strafford County]
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      • Barrington [Strafford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Pittsfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,231 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barrington<6>
    • Franklin [Merrimack County]
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      • Franklin [Merrimack County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Pittsfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
    • Bow [Merrimack County]
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      • Bow [Merrimack County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Pittsfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bow<6>
    • Belmont [Belknap County]
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      • Belmont [Belknap County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Pittsfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,314 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
    • Gilford [Belknap County]
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      • Gilford [Belknap County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Pittsfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilford<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 Pittsfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pittsfield.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pittsfield. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pittsfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pittsfield ...

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

Adding Pittsfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Hampshire

About Merrimack County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pittsfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Merrimack, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pittsfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pittsfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Pittsfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pittsfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pittsfield) 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 Pittsfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PittsfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pittsfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3058, Longitude: -71.3245    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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