Peterborough, New Hampshire

Peterborough: Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States of America


Peterborough is a town located in the county of Hillsborough in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,284 and a population density of 64 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,743 inhabitants.

The town was created 264 years ago in 1759.

Peterborough locator map
Location of Peterborough on New Hampshire map.

Quick Facts about Peterborough

Population : 6,743 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
County : Hillsborough County
Postal code : 03458
Phone Area Codes : 603
Area : 98.7 km2
Altitude : 719 feet / 219 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1760 (264 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:34:46 (29th February 2024)
Density : 68 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.81% (2010-2020)
Peterborough Town House image
Peterborough Town House
Peterborough Town House image


Peterborough is located at 42°52'14"N 71°57'6"W (42.8706400, -71.9517500).

Peterborough map


The population of Peterborough increased by 6.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,284 - census
2011 6,322 0.6% estimation process
2012 6,426 1.62% estimation process
2013 6,428 0.03% estimation process
2014 6,455 0.42% estimation process
2015 6,459 0.06% estimation process
2016 6,551 1.4% estimation process
2017 6,616 0.98% estimation process
2018 6,682 0.99% estimation process
2019 6,688 0.09% estimation process
2020 6,743 0.82% estimation process

Peterborough zip code is 03458. County name: Hillsborough, County fips: 33011

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People born in Peterborough (17)

People born in Peterborough, including actor Sam Huntington, Catholic bishop Francis Joseph Christian, politician from New Hampshire James Wilson, .


  • James Wilson (American politician from New Hampshire (1797-1881)) he was born in 18/03/1797
  • John Wilson (American politician from Massachusetts (1777-1848)) he was born in 10/01/1777
  • Samuel Smith (American politician from New Hampshire) he was born in 11/11/1765
  • Jeremiah Smith (American lawyer, jurist and politician) he was born in 29/11/1759
  • Robert Smith (U.S. Representative from Illinois) he was born in 12/06/1802
  • Matt Deis (American musician) he was born in 13/12/1983
  • Isaac D. White (United States Army general) he was born in 06/03/1901
  • John Young (American surveyor and pioneer, born 1764) he was born in 08/03/1764
  • Jeanne Duval (American painter) she was born in 01/01/1956
  • George Walker (American attorney, state congressman and banker) he was born in 01/04/1824
  • Matt Bolduc (US association football player) he was born in 12/10/1994
  • Kaitlynn Carter she was born in 04/09/1987
  • Tina Brown (American rower) she was born in 05/01/1968
  • Harry Edward Wilder (American apiarist, mammalogist and collector) he was born in 19/09/1864

Schools in Peterborough

College & universities near Peterborough, NH

Code Name City ZIP
182795 Franklin Pierce University Rindge (NH) 03461-0060
183062 Keene State College Keene (NH) 03435-1506
245865 Antioch University-New England Keene (NH) 03431
166957 Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner (MA) 01440-1000
182892 Keene Beauty Academy Keene (NH) 03431

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Peterborough, NH

Code Name Address Type
NSH Nashua, NH 8 North Southwood Drive BUS
MHT Manchester, New Hampshire 119 Canal St. BUS
BRA Union Station 10 Vernon Rd RAIL
BLF Bellows Falls station 54 Depot St RAIL
CNH Concord, New Hampshire 30 Stickney Ave. BUS

Post offices near Peterborough

Post Office Name City ZIP
Peterborough Post Office Peterborough (NH) 03458
West Peterborough Post Office West Peterborough (NH) 03468
Jaffrey Post Office Jaffrey (NH) 03452
Dublin Post Office Dublin (NH) 03444
Templ Post Office Temple (NH) 03084

Other cities in Hillsborough County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hillsborough County , NH. (more)

City Name Population Title
Manchester 112,546 The most populous city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
City of Manchester 109,565 The most populous city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
Nashua 89,167 The most populous city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
Merrimack 27,452 River in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, United States
Hudson 25,620 Town in New Hampshire
Bedford 22,957 City in New Hampshire, USA
Goffstown 18,136 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Milford 16,515 Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States
Pelham 14,306 City in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Amherst 11,418 Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States
Weare 9,100 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Litchfield 8,658 Town in Connecticut, United States
Hollis 8,123 Town in Oklahoma
New Boston 5,941 City in Texas, United States
Brookline 5,495 Town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States
New Ipswich 5,429 Town in New Hampshire

Distance to Other Cities

Peterborough distances to largest New Hampshire cities