Postal Abreviation: NH
Natives: New Hampshirite
Estimated pop. 2018: 1,356,470
Legal Driving Age: 18
(*16 w/ Driver's Ed.)
Age of Majority: 18
Median Age: 41.1
State Song: “Old New Hampshire”
Lyrics: John F. Holmes
Music: Maurice Hoffmann
Median Household Income:$71,385
Entered Union..... June 21, 1788 (9th)
Present Constitution Adopted: 1784
Nickname: Granite State
Mother of Rivers
“Live Free or Die”
Origin of Name:
Named for the English county of Hampshire, by John Mason.
New Hampshire Economy
AGRICULTURE: fruit, hay, ample syrup,
milk, vegetables, wood.
MINING: clay, sand and gravel, stone.
instruments, lumber, wood products,
machinery, metals, paper products.
New Hampshire Geography
Total Area: 9,283 sq. miles
Land area: 8,969 sq. miles
Water Area: 314 sq. miles
Geographic Center: Belknap
3 mi. E of Ashland
Highest Point: Mount Washington
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean
Highest Recorded Temp.: 106˚ F (7/4/1911)
Lowest Recorded Temp.: –46˚ F (1/28/1925
The surface of New Hampshire is rugged. The Appalachian Range enters the state from Maine. The White Mountains cross the northern part of the state. The highest point in the state is Mt. Washington, a 6,293 peak, which is the highest in the east. The Connecticut River is the western boundary of the state.
Concord , 42,695
Rochester , 29,752
New Hampshire History
1623 Dover and Little Harbor were founded.
1629 Captain John Mason received a grant of land and names the are New
1679 New Hampshire becomes a royal province separate from Massachusetts.
1788 New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the constitution.
1986 Sharon Christie McAuliffe a Concord teacher was killed when the Challenger exploded.
New Hampshire National Sites
1)Saint Gauden National Historic Site
This site was the estate of August Saint-Gaudens one of Americas most renowned sculptures.sightseeing.