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=== Welcome to New Hampshire, The Granite State  ===
 
=== Welcome to New Hampshire, The Granite State  ===
  
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New Hampshire has a total area of 9,304 sq miles (24,097 sq km), comprising 9,027 sq miles (23,380 sq km) of land and 277 sq miles (717 sq km) of inland water. New Hampshire has 1300 lakes or ponds and about 40 rivers with a total mileage of about 41,800 miles. The highest point is Mount Washington at 6,288 feet (1,918 m); lowest point is sea level; approximate mean elevation is 1,000 feet (305 m).
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New Hampshire has a total area of 9,304 sq miles (24,097 sq km), comprising 9,027 sq miles (23,380 sq km) of land and 277 sq miles (717 sq km) of inland water. New Hampshire has 1300 lakes or ponds and about 40 rivers with a total mileage of about 41,800 miles. The highest point is Mount Washington at 6,288 feet (1,918 m); lowest point is sea level; approximate mean elevation is 1,000 feet (305 m).  
  
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[http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html The New Hampshire State Papers] is a 40 volume set of resources with information for New Hampshire researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource [http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html click here].
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[http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html The New Hampshire State Papers] is a 40 volume set of resources with information for New Hampshire researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource [http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html click here].  
  
 
== Did You Know?  ==
 
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* 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.
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*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.
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*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.
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*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.
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*The first potato planted in the United States was at Londonderry Common Field in 1719.  
* In 1833 the first free public library in the United States was established in Peterborough.
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*In 1833 the first free public library in the United States was established in Peterborough.
  
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== Research Tools  ==
 
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/New_Hampshire/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/New_Hampshire/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/nh/nhfiles.htm The New Hampshire GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb| USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/nh/nhfiles.htm The New Hampshire GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[[New Hampshire Record Selection Table|New Hampshire Record Selection Table]]  
 
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*[[Indians of New Hampshire|American Indians]]  
 
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Revision as of 17:11, 29 October 2010

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Welcome to New Hampshire, The Granite State

New-hampshire.png New Hampshire flag.png

New Hampshire has a total area of 9,304 sq miles (24,097 sq km), comprising 9,027 sq miles (23,380 sq km) of land and 277 sq miles (717 sq km) of inland water. New Hampshire has 1300 lakes or ponds and about 40 rivers with a total mileage of about 41,800 miles. The highest point is Mount Washington at 6,288 feet (1,918 m); lowest point is sea level; approximate mean elevation is 1,000 feet (305 m).

Featured Content

The New Hampshire State Papers is a 40 volume set of resources with information for New Hampshire researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource click here.

Did You Know?

  • 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.
  • In 1833 the first free public library in the United States was established in Peterborough.


Counties


Research Tools


Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: