New Hampshire is a state in northeast United States. It is one of six states in the New England region. The capital is Concord and its largest city is Manchester. Other major cities include Dover, Portsmouth, and Merrimack
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The state motto is "Live Free or Die" and the nickname is the Granite State. The state flower is the lilac and the state bird is the purple finch. New Hampshire is part of New England. It is bordered by Maine in the East, Massachusetts to the South, Vermont to the West, and Quebec, a Canadian province, to the North.
Its population was estimated to be 1,315,809 in 2008, so it is the ninth largest state in the United States by population.
New Hampshire's tourist attractions include the Lakes Region, the White Mountains, the autumn leaves, and the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. Some famous people from New Hampshire are Franklin Pierce, Adam Sandler, and members of the band Aerosmith. New Hampshire is also famous for being the first state to vote in the Presidential primaries.
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- "New Hampshire Almanac: Fast New Hampshire Facts". NH.gov. New Hampshire State Library. 2011. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
- For use in a reference publication see Mencken, H.L. (1990). American Language Supplement 2. Knopf-Doubleday.
The adjoining New Hampshire is usually called the Granite State, which the DAE traces to 1830. It has also been called the White Mountain State, the Mother of Rivers, and the Switzerland of America
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- For contemporary use see "'Live Free or Die' – The Story of the New Hampshire Motto". New England Today. Yankee Publishing, Inc. August 10, 2017. Archived from the original on February 12, 2018. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
For tourism purposes, however, New Hampshire typically tones it down a bit, presenting itself as the Granite State or the White Mountain State...
- "New Hampshire Almanac: State Official and Honorary State Song". NH.gov. New Hampshire State Library. 2012. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
- "New Hampshire Revised Statutes, Title 1, Chapter 3-C:1 – Official State Language". State of New Hampshire. 1995. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- "New Hampshire Revised Statutes, Title 1, Chapter 3-C:2 – Exceptions". State of New Hampshire. 1995. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
- "Geographic Identifiers: New Hampshire". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 10, 2016.
- "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018 (NST-EST2018-01)". U.S. Census Bureau. December 2018. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
- "Income in the Past 12 Months (in 2016 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars) (S1901): 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates: New Hampshire". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
- "Mt Wash". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=PF0951. Retrieved October 20, 2011.
- "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived from the original on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
- Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
- The summit of Mount Washington is the highest point on the northeastern Northern American Continent.
- In the event of a vacancy in the office of Governor, the President of the State Senate is first in line to assume the gubernatorial powers and duties as Acting Governor.
- "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for thepop United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2009-10-14.