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United States New Hampshire
Welcome to New Hampshire, The Granite State
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).
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.
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New Hampshire County Creation Dates and Divisions showing dates they were created or renamed and counties created from older counties and the newer counties. Details will assist you in determining which county would have the records you are seeking. New Hampshire currently has 10 counties.
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