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Mount Washington, which is 6,288 ft., claims the title of having "the worst weather on Earth" and is home to the Cog Railway, the 1st mountain climbing railway in the world

New Hampshire's Cannon Mountain's aerial tramway is the 1st erected to a mountaintop in North America

NH Ranks 44th in land area and 41st in population of the 50 states

NH has the 1st in the nation's presidential primary

 

NH has the 3rd largest citizen legislative body in the world

NH has 10 counties, 13 municipalities, 221 towns, and 22 unincorporated places

NH was one of the original 13 colonies and became the 9th state to ratify the US Constitution in 1784

The oldest summer resort town in the U.S. is Wolfeboro, located on Lake Winnipesaukee

 NH has four nick names, they are the Granite State, Mother of Rivers, White Mountain State, and the Switzerland of America

New Hampshire is about 180 miles long and 50 miles wide, although the extreme width is 93 milesnh-facts ladybug-two

Five of the great streams of New England originate in New Hampshire's granite hill, that's why the state is sometimes referred to as "The Mother of Rivers"

New Hampshire entertains annually over 1,000,000 summer visitors, who resort in the mountain and lake & seashore scenery

The White Mountains are the natural features which have the widest fame

Lake Winnipesaukee is 22 miles long and 8 miles wide with a maximum depth of 213 feet and includes an area of 72 sq. mi., and a shoreline length of 283 miles, dotted with 274 islands and includes a volume of 625 billion gallons of water.

nh-facts ladybug9,350 sq. mi.

Average high temperature in January is 30.8, in July is 82.6

Annual average precipitation is 41.4

Average annual snow fall from 60" to over 100" across the state

NH boasts an average of 200 sunny days each year

17.8 miles of coastline

40,000 miles of rivers and streams

1,300 lakes and ponds

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760,000 acres of National Forest

Highest mountain peak in the Northeast at Mt. Washington (6,288 ft.)

85 other major peaks in the White Mountains with 182 mountains over 3,000 ft.

Over 30 major ski touring centers & downhill ski resorts

45 covered bridges

33 camping or picnic sites in White Mtn National Park

Over 200 Bed and Breakfast Inns2,000 miles of mountain hiking trails

32 State Parks

Craft Fairs, Fall Fairs, summer and year-round theater companies

New Hampshire is no more than a days drive away from 6 million people

Largest cities are Manchester, Nashua, and ConcordPopulation of 1,309,940 (2005)

Over 87% of the land in NH is covered by forests, making NH the 2nd most forested state in the country in terms of percentage of land covered by woods

 

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