Category: New Hampshire
New Hampshire with the postal abbreviation NH is one among the 50 states in the United States, situated in the New England area of the northeastern part of the country. The state is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Maine in the east, Vermont to the west, the Canadian Quebec province of Canada in the north and Massachusetts in the south. It is recognized globally for the New Hampshire primary, the original primary in the presidential election cycle in the United States.
The state of New Hampshire neither has general sales tax, nor personal revenue, except dividends and interest, levied at either the state level or local level. Among some of the biggest ski peaks on the East Coast, the major entertaining attractions of New Hampshire include snowmobiling, skiing, and other winter games, observing the fall foliage, hiking and mountaineering, summer cottages beside several seacoast and lakes, motor games at the Motor Speedway of the state. New Hampshire is the 9th least crowded and the 5th smallest state among the 50 states in the country.
New Hampshire was the 9th state admitted to the union on the 21st of June 1788. The total land area of New Hampshire is 9,348 square miles, which offers the state an area rank of 46 out of the available 50 states in the United States. In addition, water surface occupies 396 square miles of the total area of the state within its boundaries. There are 10 counties in New Hampshire among which the Belknap County and the Carroll County were the most recent counties formed in the state, in the year 1840.
Consistent with 2010 United States Census information, the population of New Hampshire was 1,235,786. Among the counties of the New Hampshire State, the most populous county is the Hillsborough County with the population of 400,721, and the Coos County is ranked as the least populous county with the population of 33,055.
As of 2010, there are four State Electoral Votes in New Hampshire. The State Quarter issue Date of New Hampshire is August 7, 2000. The state motto of New Hampshire is â€œLive free or dieâ€œ.
Granite State is the nickname of the state of New Hampshire. The name of the state bird of New Hampshire is the Purple Finch. Paper birch is the state tree of New Hampshire, and the Purple lilac is the state flower. Concord City is the state capital of New Hampshire. The Manchester City is the biggest of all cities in New Hampshire by population, and the Coos City ranks first in total land area. The Dover City is the oldest city in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire State is served by a single area code, such as 603.