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Walpole, New Hampshire

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Welcome to Walpole ...

Walpole is located in Cheshire County.

The location of Walpole has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Walpole has a population of 4,003 people<2> (see below for details).

Walpole is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Walpole: (603)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walpole had a population of 3,734 people. This makes Walpole the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Walpole represents 0.28% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,734 people, the population of Walpole increased 3.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,594 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Walpole had an population of 4,003 people. This is an increase of 7.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.38% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Walpole ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Walpole and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Charlestown   [Map]   5,004   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chesterfield   [Map]   3,566   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Keene   [Map]   22,949   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Swanzey   [Map]   7,144   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bellows Falls (VT)   [Map]   3,011   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Brattleboro (VT)   [Map]   11,487   SW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Walpole.

Communities Also Named Walpole ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Walpole - they are located in Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts and Saskatchewan.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Walpole. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Walpole. 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 Walpole. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Walpole:

Websites for Walpole ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walpole ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Walpole:

The official website for Cheshire County:

The official website for State of New Hampshire:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walpole.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walpole - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Walpole) 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 Walpole. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walpole

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walpole. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0809, Longitude: -72.4087     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walpole have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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