Belknap County, county in New Hampshire, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 61,551 inhabitants. The county was created 183 years ago in 1840. Its county seat is Laconia.
There are 10 city/town in Belknap County, NH. The largest city of Belknap County is Laconia with a population of 16,646. Other cities include, Belmont population 7,314, Gilford population 7,278, Meredith population 6,476, Alton population 5,364
Belknap County is located in central New Hampshire and home to Lake Winnipesaukee. The county has a population of around 60,000 residents. Here are some highlights of the notable cities and towns in Belknap County:
Laconia is the largest city and county seat of Belknap County, with a population of around 16,500 residents. It sits at the southern tip of Lake Winnipesaukee. Downtown Laconia offers shops, restaurants and attractions like the Belknap Mill and Lakes Region Fine Arts. Annual events include the New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival.
Gilford is a town located east of Laconia on Lake Winnipesaukee. It has around 7,500 residents and features lakeside neighborhoods, Meadow Brook golf course and Gunstock Mountain. Popular attractions include Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion concert venue.
Meredith is situated on the northern shores of Lake Winnipesaukee and has about 6,500 residents. The downtown area offers shops, eateries and lodging. Meredith is known for its scenic views and summer water activities on the lake.
Belmont is a small town located northwest of Laconia with around 7,300 residents. It contains the Tioga Pavilion concert venue and annual events like Old Home Day. Nearby attractions include Lochmere Country Club golf course.
Alton is a town located east of Alton Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee. It has around 5,200 residents and features several lakeside parks and recreation areas. The Mt. Major trailhead offers spectacular views from the summit.
Belknap County has a wealth of natural beauty, recreation and small town New England charm around magnificent Lake Winnipesaukee.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Belknap County.
|Alton||Town in New Hampshire (United States)||5,364|
|Barnstead||City in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America||4,777|
|Belmont||Town in New Hampshire, United States||7,314|
|Gilford||Town of the United States||7,278|
|Gilmanton||Town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States||3,797|
|Laconia||City in New Hampshire, United States||16,646|
|Meredith||Town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America||6,476|
|New Hampton||Human settlement in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States of America||2,234|
|Sanbornton||Town in New Hampshire||3,012|
|Tilton||Town located in New Hampshire, United States||3,556|