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Welcome to Windham ...

Windham is located in Rockingham County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Windham has a population of 14,801 people<2> (see below for details).

Windham is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Windham lies within the (603) area code.

The ZIP code for Windham: 03087<4>

Websites for Windham ...

Official Website: www.windhamnewhampshire.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Windham had an population of 14,801 people. This is an increase of 8.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Windham had a population of 13,592 people. This makes Windham the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Windham represents 1.03% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,592 people, the population of Windham increased 26.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,709 people).

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

Communities Also Named Windham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Windham - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Montana, New York, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania and Vermont.

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

Communities near Windham ...

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

  • Manchester [Hillsborough County]
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    • Manchester [Hillsborough County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Windham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Windham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Windham
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Windham
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Haverhill [Essex County]
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      • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Windham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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    • Methuen [Essex County]
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      • Methuen [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Windham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Methuen
    • Billerica [Middlesex County]
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      • Billerica [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Windham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,021 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billerica
    • Andover [Essex County]
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      • Andover [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Windham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andover
    • Chelmsford [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chelmsford
      • Chelmsford [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Windham
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelmsford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelmsford
    • North Andover [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Andover
      • North Andover [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Windham
      • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Andover

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 Windham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Windham.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Windham ...

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

Adding Windham to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Windham on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for New Hampshire (1956).

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

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About Rockingham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Windham: www.windhamnewhampshire.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Windham.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Windham - 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 Windham). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Windham 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- Windham) 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 Windham. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WindhamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Windham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8010, Longitude: -71.3041    
<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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