New Hampshire, a U.S. state in New England, is defined by its quaint towns and large expanses of wilderness. In the north, White Mountain National Forest is known for winter sports areas and Mt. Washington, the region’s highest peak, with a cog railway to its summit. Also in the White Mountains are moose, black bears and part of the Appalachian Trail. New Hampshire real estate is available for all tastes and desires. New Hampshire has a little of everything to offer, no matter what you are looking for. If you want a quaint little town or city life or even a little of both you can find that here. From the sea coast to the mountains to the farm lands the perfect home for you is waiting to be discovered.
New Hampshire is the 42nd largest state in the nation with a combined population of 1.33 million and a median age of 42.8 as of 2015.
In 2015, the median household income in New Hampshire was $70,303, a 5.67% growth from the previous year. Also in 2015 there were 676,862 residents in New Hampshire with jobs, a 1.78% growth over 2014.
The largest counties by population in New Hampshire are Hillsborough County, NH; Rockingham County, NH; and Merrimack County, NH. The largest places in New Hampshire by population are Manchester, NH; Nashua, NH; and Concord, NH.
5 Fun Facts and Trivia about New Hampshire
Of the thirteen original colonies, New Hampshire was the first to declare its independence from Mother England — a full six months before the Declaration of Independence was signed.
The highest wind speed recorded at ground level is at Mt. Washington, on April 12, 1934. The winds were three times as fast as those in most hurricanes.
New Hampshire is the only state that ever played host at the formal conclusion of a foreign war. In 1905, Portsmouth was the scene of the treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War.
The first potato planted in the United States was at Londonderry Common Field in 1719.
Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr., the first American to travel in space is from East Derry, New Hampshire.
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