New Hampshire
New Hampshire: The Granite State
Map of U.S. showing location of New Hampshire


CAPITAL: Concord

STATEHOOD: 1788; 9th state

ATTRACTIONS: Mount Washington, White Mountains, Lake Winnipesaukee

FUN FACT: Mount Washington held the record for over half a century for highest surface wind speed (231 mph, 371 kph), comparable to winds in Category 5 hurricanes and F4 tornadoes.

New Hampshire state flag



State Tree: white birch; State Bird: purple finch; State Animal: white-tailed deer; State Quarter

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Photo credits: tiler84, iStockphoto (birch); HamidEbrahimi, iStockphoto (finch); twildlife, iStockphoto (deer); Wellesenterprises, Dreamstime (flag); Gaussian Blur, iStockphoto (quarter)

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