Portsmouth Rockingham County, New Hampshire

Portsmouth: City in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States

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Location of Portsmouth on New Hampshire map.

About

Portsmouth is a city located in the county of Rockingham in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,779 and a population density of 477 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,557 inhabitants.

The city was created 391 years ago in 1629.

Portsmouth  NH - Market Square image
Portsmouth NH - Market Square
Portsmouth  NH - Market Square image

Geography

Portsmouth is located at 43°4'37"N 70°45'28"W (43.0770400, -70.7576600).

Portsmouth map

Weather

Portsmouth forecast: Rain before 8am, then rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. more

Portsmouth Quick Facts

Population : 21,557 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Hampshire (United States)
County : Rockingham County
Postal code : 03801, 03804, 03802, 03803
Phone Area Codes : 603
Area : 43.57 km2
Named for : Portsmouth
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Capital city : Portsmouth is capital of Province of New Hampshire
Establishment : January 01, 1630 (391 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:10:17 (26th October 2021)
Density : 495 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.61% (2010-2020)
Weather : 61℉ Rain 7-days weather

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Demographics

The population of Portsmouth increased by 3.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,779 - census
2011 21,288 2.39% estimation process
2012 21,418 0.61% estimation process
2013 21,465 0.22% estimation process
2014 21,702 1.09% estimation process
2015 21,646 -0.26% estimation process
2016 21,648 0.01% estimation process
2017 21,824 0.81% estimation process
2018 21,839 0.07% estimation process
2019 21,927 0.4% estimation process
2020 21,557 -1.72% estimation process

Portsmouth zip code is 03801. County name: Rockingham, County fips: 33015

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Local Places in Portsmouth

1 Portsmouth City Hall
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Portsmouth City Hall
2 Old City Hall
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Address: Portsmouth, NH 03801 ➦ Show Map

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Old City Hall

People born in Portsmouth (102)

People born in Portsmouth, including author Edward A. Rand, chemist, chairman, president, and CEO of Arch Chemicals, Inc. Michael E. Campbell, Colonial cabinetmaker, ca. 1638-1706 Thomas Dennis, you can see a list of people who born in Portsmouth.

  • Frederick Pearson Treadwell (American chemist (1857-1918)) he was born in 05/02/1857
  • Jean Kasem (American actress married to Casey Kasem) she was born in 01/01/1955
  • Ronnie James Dio (American heavy metal singer) he was born in 10/07/1942
  • Ilene Woods (American actress and singer (1929-2010)) she was born in 05/05/1929
  • Amos T. Akerman (United States Attorney General (1821-1880)) he was born in 23/02/1821
  • Brooke Astor (American philanthropist, socialite, and writer) she was born in 30/03/1902
  • John Langdon (New Hampshire Founding Father, governor, and senator (1741-1819)) he was born in 26/06/1741
  • Wesley Powell (American politician (1915-1981)) he was born in 13/10/1915
  • William S. Damrell (American politician (1809-1860)) he was born in 29/11/1809
  • Howard Brenton (playwright) he was born in 13/12/1942
  • Elliott Coues (American ornithologist) he was born in 09/09/1842
  • Sir John Wentworth, 1st Baronet (Colonial governor of New Hampshire and Nova Scotia) he was born in 09/08/1737
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich (American poet, novelist, editor) he was born in 02/11/1836
  • Charles Cutts (American politician (1769-1846)) he was born in 31/01/1769
  • Charlie Kohlhase (American musician) he was born in 28/11/1956
  • Clifton Clagett (American politician (1762-1829)) he was born in 03/12/1762
  • Daniel Marcy (American politician (1809-1893)) he was born in 07/11/1809
  • Samuel Cushman (American politician (1783-1851)) he was born in 08/06/1783

Schools in Portsmouth

College & universities near Portsmouth, NH

Code Name City ZIP
183202 Paul Mitchell the School-Portsmouth Portsmouth (NH) 03801-4084

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Portsmouth, NH

Code Name Address Type
PTS Portsmouth, New Hampshire 185 Grafton Drive BUS
DHM Durham–UNH station 3 Depot Road RAIL
DOV Dover Transportation Center 33 Chestnut St. RAIL
EXR Exeter station 60 Lincoln Street RAIL
WEM Wells Regional Transportation Center 696 Sanford Road RAIL

Post offices near Portsmouth

Post Office Name City ZIP
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Post Office Portsmouth (NH) 03804

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Rockingham County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rockingham County , NH. (more)

City Name Population Title
Derry Village 34,539 City in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Derry 33,442 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Salem 30,641 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Londonderry 26,646 Town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Hampton 15,950 Town in New Hampshire
Exeter 15,296 Town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Windham 14,865 City in New Hampshire
Raymond 10,573 Town in New Hampshire
Seabrook 8,844 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Hampstead 8,612 Town in New Hampshire, United States
Plaistow 7,735 Town in New Hampshire
Stratham 7,579 Town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Atkinson 7,163 Town in New Hampshire, USA
Epping 7,070 Town in the U.
Stratham Station 6,949 City in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Sandown 6,551 Town in New Hampshire

Distance to Other Cities

Portsmouth distances to largest New Hampshire cities