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Welcome to Strafford ...

Strafford is located in Strafford County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Strafford has a population of 4,221 people<2> (see below for details).

Strafford is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Strafford lies within the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Strafford: 03884<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Strafford had an population of 4,221 people. This is an increase of 5.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Strafford had a population of 3,991 people. This makes Strafford the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Strafford represents 0.3% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,991 people, the population of Strafford increased 10.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,626 people).

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

Communities Also Named Strafford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Strafford - they are located in Massachusetts, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

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

Communities near Strafford ...

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

  • Concord [Merrimack County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
    • Concord [Merrimack County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Strafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Dover [Strafford County]
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    • Dover [Strafford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Strafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<6>
  • Rochester [Strafford County]
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    • Rochester [Strafford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Strafford
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Strafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laconia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laconia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Durham [Strafford County]
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      • Durham [Strafford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<6>
    • Somersworth [Strafford County]
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      • Somersworth [Strafford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Strafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,286 people
      • Former names for Somersworth:
      • Great Falls
      • Summersworth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somersworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somersworth<6>
    • Barrington [Strafford County]
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      • Barrington [Strafford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Strafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barrington<6>
    • Berwick [York County]
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      • Berwick [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Strafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<6>
    • South Berwick [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Berwick
      • South Berwick [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Strafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,613 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Berwick have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Berwick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Berwick<6>
    • Belmont [Belknap County]
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      • Belmont [Belknap County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Strafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,314 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<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 Strafford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Strafford.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Strafford ...

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

Adding Strafford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New Hampshire

About Strafford County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Strafford County: www.co.strafford.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 Strafford, 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 Strafford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Strafford - 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 Strafford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Strafford 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- Strafford) 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 Strafford. 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 StraffordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strafford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3270, Longitude: -71.1847    
<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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