Cheshire County , New Hampshire

Cheshire County: County in New Hampshire, United States

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

About

Cheshire County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of the 2010 census, the population was 77,117 and a population density of 41 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 76,228 inhabitants. Its county seat is Keene. The county was created 252 years ago in 1768.

Cheshire County Courthouse Keene 5 image
Cheshire County Courthouse Keene 5
Cheshire County Courthouse Keene 5 image

Geography

Cheshire County is located at 42°55'10"N 72°15'4"W (42.9193200, -72.2511800). It has 5 neighbors: Hillsborough County, Franklin County, Worcester County, Sullivan County and Windham County.

Cheshire County map

The largest city of Cheshire County is Keene with a population of 22,699. Other cities include, Swanzey population 7,271, Marlborough population 2,086, Alstead population 1,951 and Gilsum population 807. See all Cheshire County cities & populated places.

Cheshire County Quick Facts

Population : 76,228 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
Area : 1888 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.1%
Land as percent of area : 96.9%
Named for : Cheshire
Altitude : 509 feet / 155 meters
Capital : Keene
Establishment : January 01, 1769
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:35:59 (24th October 2021)
Density : 40 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.17% (2010-2020)

Cheshire County has 5 neighbours.

  • Winchester
  • Marlborough
  • Stoddard
  • Harrisville
  • Marlow
  • Troy
  • Walpole
  • Sullivan
  • Hinsdale
  • Westmoreland
  • Fitzwilliam
  • Chesterfield
  • Nelson
  • Keene
  • Alstead
  • Surry
  • Swanzey
  • Rindge
  • Gilsum
  • Roxbury
  • Dublin
  • Jaffrey
  • Richmond

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cheshire County decreased by 1.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 77,117 - census
2011 76,933 -0.24% estimation process
2012 76,902 -0.04% estimation process
2013 76,712 -0.25% estimation process
2014 76,426 -0.37% estimation process
2015 76,288 -0.18% estimation process
2016 75,975 -0.41% estimation process
2017 75,963 -0.02% estimation process
2018 75,901 -0.08% estimation process
2019 76,085 0.24% estimation process
2020 76,228 0.19% estimation process

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People born in Cheshire County (4)

People born in Cheshire County, including judge Addison Gardiner, writer Robert Olmstead, George Washington Snow, you can see a list of people who born in Cheshire County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Cheshire County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Keene 22,699 City in New Hampshire, United States
Swanzey 7,271 City in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Rindge 6,129 Town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States
Jaffrey 5,287 Town in New Hampshire
Winchester 4,217 Town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States
Walpole 4,032 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Hinsdale 3,906 Town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Chesterfield 3,644 Town in New Hampshire
Fitzwilliam 2,376 Town in New Hampshire
Troy 2,117 Town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States
Marlborough 2,086 Human settlement in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Alstead 1,951 City in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Westmoreland 1,702 Town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States
Dublin 1,555 Town in New Hampshire
West Swanzey 1,308 Census-designated place in Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Stoddard 1,254 Town in New Hampshire, United States

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
Belknap County 61,551 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