Belknap County , New Hampshire

Belknap County: County in New Hampshire, United States

Belknap County locator map
Location of Belknap County on New Hampshire map.

About

Belknap County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of the 2010 census, the population was 60,088 and a population density of 49 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 61,551 inhabitants. Its county seat is Laconia. The county was created 181 years ago in 1839.

Laconia District Court image
Laconia District Court
Laconia District Court image

Geography

Belknap County is located at 43°31'7"N 71°25'24"W (43.5186900, -71.4233600). It has 4 neighbors: Carroll County, Grafton County, Merrimack County and Strafford County.

Belknap County map

The largest city of Belknap County is Laconia with a population of 16,646. Other cities include, Barnstead population 4,777 and New Hampton population 2,234. See all Belknap County cities & populated places.

Weather

Belknap County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. more

Belknap County Quick Facts

Population : 61,551 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
Area : 1214 km2
Water as percent of area : 14.5%
Land as percent of area : 85.5%
Named for : Jeremy Belknap
Altitude : 925 feet / 282 meters
Capital : Laconia
Establishment : January 01, 1840
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:20:41 (24th October 2021)
Density : 51 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.38% (2010-2020)
Weather : 49℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Belknap County has 4 neighbours.

  • Barnstead
  • Belmont
  • Sanbornton
  • Alton
  • Gilmanton
  • New Hampton
  • Tilton
  • Meredith
  • Laconia
  • Gilford
  • Center Harbor

Demographics

The population of Belknap County increased by 2.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 60,088 - census
2011 60,335 0.41% estimation process
2012 60,438 0.17% estimation process
2013 60,235 -0.34% estimation process
2014 60,285 0.08% estimation process
2015 60,370 0.14% estimation process
2016 60,747 0.62% estimation process
2017 60,872 0.21% estimation process
2018 61,145 0.45% estimation process
2019 61,303 0.26% estimation process
2020 61,551 0.4% estimation process

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People born in Belknap County (1)

American politician Nathan C. D. Taylor was born in Belknap County

Other places with the same name (1)

Belknap County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Belknap County.

City Name Population Title
Laconia 16,646 City in New Hampshire, United States
Belmont 7,314 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Gilford 7,278 Town of the United States
Meredith 6,476 Town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Alton 5,364 Town in New Hampshire (United States)
Barnstead 4,777 City in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Gilmanton 3,797 Town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States
Tilton 3,556 Town located in New Hampshire, United States
Sanbornton 3,012 Town in New Hampshire
New Hampton 2,234 Human settlement in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America

New Hampshire Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hillsborough County 418,735 The most populous county in the U.
Rockingham County 311,307 County in New Hampshire, United States
Merrimack County 152,622 County in New Hampshire, United States
Strafford County 131,533 County in New Hampshire, United States
Manchester 112,546 City in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
City of Manchester 109,565 City in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Grafton County 90,691 County in New Hampshire, United States
Nashua 89,167 City in New Hampshire
Cheshire County 76,228 County in New Hampshire, United States
Carroll County 49,167 County in New Hampshire, United States
Concord 43,924 Capital city of state of New Hampshire, United States; county seat of Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Sullivan County 43,267 County in New Hampshire, United States
East Concord 42,605 City in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Derry Village 34,539 City in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Derry 33,442 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Dover 32,443 County seat city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States