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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 miles
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.
9,350 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
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
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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