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Welcome to Whitefield ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Whitefield, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Whitefield has a population of 2,204 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
Whitefield lies within the (603) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitefield had an population of 2,204 people. This is a decrease of 4.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitefield had a population of 2,306 people (which is 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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Whitefield.
Communities Also Named Whitefield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Whitefield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Whitefield.
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 Whitefield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whitefield.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Whitefield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whitefield. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Whitefield to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Whitefield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Whitefield was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Whitefield in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Whitefield.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023