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Flag of New Hampshire

Use: Civil and state flag
Proportion: 2:3
Adopted: 1931

The state of New Hampshire has held two seals since it declared its independence from Great Britain on January 5, 1776. While both seals have been retained, most people are only familiar with the Great Seal due to its corporate use.

State of New Hampshire
Flag of New Hampshire State seal of New Hampshire
Flag Seal
Nickname(s):
the Granite State
the White Mountain State
Motto(s): Live Free or Die
State song(s): "Old New Hampshire"
Map of the United States with New Hampshire highlighted
Official language English
(French allowed for official business with Quebec)
Demonym Granite Stater, New Hampshirite
Capital Concord
Largest city Manchester
Largest metro Manchester–Nashua
Area Ranked 46th
• Total 9,349 sq mi
(24,214 km2)
• Width 68 miles (110 km)
• Length 190 miles (305 km)
• % water 4.2
• Latitude 42° 42′ N to 45° 18′ N
• Longitude 70° 36′ W to 72° 33′ W
Population Ranked 41st
• Total 1,356,458 (2018)
• Density 147/sq mi (56.8/km2)
Ranked 21st
• Median household income $73,381 (7th)
Elevation
• Highest point Mount Washington
6,288 ft (1916.66 m)
• Mean 1,000 ft (300 m)
• Lowest point Atlantic Ocean
Sea level
Before statehood Province of New Hampshire
Admitted to the Union June 21, 1788 (9th)
Governor Chris Sununu (R)
President of the Senate Donna Soucy (D)
Legislature General Court
• Upper house Senate
• Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D)
Maggie Hassan (D)
U.S. House delegation 1: Chris Pappas (D)
2: Ann McLane Kuster (D) (list)
Time zone Eastern: UTC -5/-4
ISO 3166 US-NH
Abbreviations NH, N.H.
Website www.nh.gov
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