New Hampshire Information and Links
New Hampshire (NH)
•Nickname: “The Granite State”
•9th State to enter the Union on June 12, 1788.
•Motto: “Live Free or Die” ~General John Stark
•First of the original 13 colonies to declare independence from England.
|NH State Seal
|NH State Flag
|NH State Animal
White Tailed Deer
|NH State Flower
|NH State Tree
|NH State Emblem
Old Man of the Mountain
NH State Bird
NH State Insect
New Hampshire Fast Facts:
•Governor: Jeanne Shaheen
•Area: 9,027 square miles
•Population: 1,185,000 people (est. 1998)
•NH was named after the English county of Hampshire.
•Home to the highest point in the Northeast, Mount Washington, 6,288 feet.
•Home to the First-In-The-Nation Presidential Primary. Check out other NH Firsts.
Want more information about New Hampshire? Visit the New Hampshire Almanac or explore a postcard site.