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Welcome to Sandown ...

Sandown is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sandown has a population of 6,547 people<3> (see below for details).

Sandown is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Sandown is within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sandown had an population of 6,547 people. This is an increase of 9.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sandown had a population of 5,986 people. This makes Sandown the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Sandown represents 0.45% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,986 people, the population of Sandown increased 16.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,143 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sandown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Sandown - they are located in Colorado, North Dakota and Ontario.

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

Communities near Sandown ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
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    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Sandown
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Sandown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Lawrence [Essex County]
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    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Sandown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
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  • Haverhill [Essex County]
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    • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sandown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Methuen [Essex County]
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      • Methuen [Essex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Sandown
      • 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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    • Andover [Essex County]
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      • Andover [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Sandown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 people
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    • Derry [Rockingham County]
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      • Derry [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Sandown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,442 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derry<6>
    • North Andover [Essex County]
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      • North Andover [Essex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Sandown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dracut [Middlesex County]
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      • Dracut [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Sandown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,423 people
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    • Salem [Rockingham County]
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      • Salem [Rockingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Sandown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<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 Sandown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sandown.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sandown. See our Newspapers Page for Sandown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandown ...

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

Adding Sandown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.nh.us/

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 Rockingham, 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 Sandown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandown - 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- Sandown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9287, Longitude: -71.1870       In this case, the coordinates for Sandown 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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