New Hampshire is bordered on the north by Quebec, Canada, by Maine and the Atlantic Ocean on the east, by Massachusetts on the south, and by Vermont on the west. New Hampshire is the 46th largest state by area, and with a population of approx. 1.2 million, is the 41st most populous state. New Hampshire entered the Union as the 7th state on June 21, 1788. Major industries in New Hampshire include textiles, lumber, tourism, electronic equipment, and software. New Hampshire was named for Hampshire, England, by Captain John Mason. The nickname of New Hampshire is "The Granite State", for its abundance of granite bedrock and symbolically for the state's tradition of limited government. It is the second-most-forested state in the country, after Maine, in terms of percentage of land covered by woods. Hampton Beach is a popular local summer destination. Other recreational attractions include skiing and other winter sports, and visiting summer cottages on many lakes in the state.
New Hampshire has several state taxes, including an income tax on only dividends and interest, and property taxes. There is no sales tax in New Hampshire
State Capital: Concord
State Motto: "Live Free or Die"
State Bird: Purple Finch
State Flower: Purple lilac
State Song: Old New Hampshire
State Tree: White birch
State Gem: Smoky quartz
State Fish: Brook trout
State Relocation Information Guide
Most Liveable State: 1
Lowest Overall Taxes: 2
Best Environment for Education: 15
Lowest Crime: 4
In 2008, Coldwell Banker looked at the cost of a typical 2,200-square-foot house with 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, a family room and a two-car garage. The neighborhood - a more subjective measure - is one "typical for corporate middle-management transferees." The following is a sample of cities in the state:
Cities in the state that ranked in the top 100 "Best Places to Live" by CNNMoney.com include:
Large cities in New Hampshire include Concord, the capital, and Manchester and Portsmouth.
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