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Somersworth, NH Town Information

Somersworth is a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 11,766 at the 2010 census.[1] Somersworth has the smallest area and third-lowest population of New Hampshire's 13 cities.

Somersworth is located at 43°15'14?N 70°52'32?W (43.253783, -70.875499).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.0 square miles (25.9 km2), of which 9.8 sq mi (25.4 km2) is land and 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) is water, comprising 2.30% of the city. Somersworth is drained by the Salmon Falls River. The highest point in Somersworth is Prospect Hill rising just west of the city center, on which the city reservoir is built. The hill's elevation is approximately 310 feet (94 m) above sea level. New Hampshire Route 9 (High Street) is the main road through the city, leading north into Berwick, Maine, and south into Dover. New Hampshire Route 108 passes through a western portion of the city, leading northwest to Rochester and south to Dover. New Hampshire Route 236 (West High Street) leads west out of downtown to NH 108. Somersworth is bounded by the town of Rollinsford to the south, the city of Dover to the southwest, the city of Rochester to the northwest, and the Maine town of Berwick to the northeast, across the Salmon Falls River.

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 11,477 people, 4,687 households, and 3,079 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,173.4 people per square mile (453.1/kmē). There were 4,841 housing units at an average density of 494.9 per square mile (191.1/kmē).

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