Rochester, New Hampshire

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Rochester, New Hampshire
View of downtown Rochester from Central Square
View of downtown Rochester from Central Square
Nickname(s): 
The Lilac City
Location within Strafford County, New Hampshire
Coordinates: 43°18′7″N 70°58′23″W / 43.30194°N 70.97306°W / 43.30194; -70.97306Coordinates: 43°18′7″N 70°58′23″W / 43.30194°N 70.97306°W / 43.30194; -70.97306
CountryUnited States
StateNew Hampshire
CountyStrafford
Settled1749
Incorporated1778
Government
 • MayorT. J. Jean
 • City CouncilA. Raymond Varney, Jr.
Jake Collins
Robert Gates
James P. Gray
Donald Hamann
Sandra B. Keans
Peter A. Lachapelle
John Larochelle
Elaine M. Lauterborn
Ralph Torr
David Walker
 • City ManagerDaniel Fitzpatrick
Area
 • Total45.8 sq mi (118.5 km2)
 • Land45.4 sq mi (117.6 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation
225 ft (69 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total29,752
 • Density650/sq mi (251.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
03839, 03866, 03867, 03868
Area code(s)603
FIPS code33-65140
GNIS feature ID0869554
Websitewww.rochesternh.net

Rochester is a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 29,752.[1] The city includes the villages of East Rochester and Gonic. Rochester is home to Skyhaven Airport.

References[change | change source]

  1. United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures. Retrieved March 23, 2011.

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