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State of New Hampshire

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Facts about New Hampshire

  • The State of New Hampshire is the 9th U.S. state.
  • New Hampshire received statehood on June 21, 1788.
  • New Hampshire's state capital is Concord.
  • New Hampshire's state postal abbreviation is NH.

New Hampshire's Bird, Flower, Motto, Song, Tree

  • Official State Bird: Purple Finch
  • Official State Bird Latin Name: Carpodacus purpureus

  • Official State Flower: Purple lilac
  • Official State Flower Latin Name: Syringa vulgaris
  • Year: 1947

  • Official State Motto: Live Free or Die
  • Official State Motto Latin Translation:

  • Official State Song: Old New Hampshire

  • Official State Tree: White birch
  • Official State Tree Latin Name: Betula papyrifera
  • Year: 1919

New Hampshire's State Government and Public Safety


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