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The location of Whitefield

Welcome to Whitefield ...

Whitefield is located in Coos County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Whitefield has a population of 2,215 people<2> (see below for details).

Whitefield is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Whitefield: (603)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitefield had a population of 2,306 people (or 6.98% of the total population of Coos County). This makes Whitefield the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Whitefield represents 0.18% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,306 people, the population of Whitefield increased 13.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,038 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Whitefield had an population of 2,215 people. This is a decrease of 3.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Whitefield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Whitefield and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Berlin   [Map]   10,225   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bethlehem   [Map]   2,547   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Franconia   [Map]   1,101   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   3,259   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lisbon   [Map]   1,577   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Littleton   [Map]   5,881   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whitefield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Whitefield - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Montana, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

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 Whitefield. 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 Whitefield. 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 Whitefield.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitefield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Hampshire

About Coos County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Whitefield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitefield - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitefield) 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 Whitefield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whitefield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitefield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3753, Longitude: -71.5890     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitefield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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