Capital: Concord
Population: 1,316,470
Governor: Chris Sununu
Motto: Live Free or Die
Nickname: Granite State
Flower: Purple Lilac
Bird: Purple Finch

Entered the Union:
June 21, 1788 As the:9th state

Origin of Name: From the English county of Hampshire

Major Industries: Electrical Machinery, Textiles, Pulp and Paper Products, and Stone and Clay Products; Dairy and Poultry Farming, Fruit Growing, Truck Vegetables, Corn, Potatoes, Hay

Historical Sites: Daniel Webster’s Birthplace near Franklin and Strawberry Banke, the restored building of the original colonial settlement at Portsmouth

Points of Interest: Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire’s largest lake; White Mountain National Forest; The Old Man of the Mountain granite head profile at Franconia Notch State Park, the New Hampshire’s state symbol,(which collapsed on May 1, 2003)

Bordering States: New Hampshire borders Vermont, Massachusetts, and Maine. More information regarding the state of New Hampshire can be reached at the following addresses.

Offical State Website

NH Department of Revenue
New Hampshire State Library
New Hampshire DES
New Hampshire DOT
New Hampshire 511
New Hampshire Historical Society
New Hampshire Division of Archives and Records Management
New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreations
Official State Travel and Ttourism Website for New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Just for Kids