Whitefield is a town in Coos County, New Hampshire, USA, in the White Mountains Region. The population was 2,038 at the 2000 census. Situated on the northern edge of the White Mountains, Whitefield is home to the Mount Washington Regional Airport and the White Mountains Regional High School. Whitefield is part of the Berlin, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area. The central village in the town, where over 53% of the population resides, is defined as the Whitefield census-designated place (CDP) and is located at the junction of U.S. Route 3, New Hampshire Route 116 and NH Route 142.