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Facts, Map and State Symbols
New Hampshire Flag Printout/Quiz
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State Abbreviation - NH
State Capital - Concord
Largest City - Manchester
Area - 9,351 square miles [New Hampshire is the 46th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 1,323,459 (as of 2013) [New Hampshire is the 42nd most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - New Hampshirites
Major Industries - textiles, lumber, tourism, electronic equipment, software
Presidential Birthplace - Franklin Pierce was born in Hillsborough (now Hillsboro) on November 23, 1804 (he was the 14th US President, serving from 1853 to 1857).
Major Rivers - Androscoggin River, Connecticut River, Merrimack River
Major Lake - Lake Winnipesaukee
Highest Point - Mt. Washington - 6,288 feet (1,917 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 10
Bordering States - Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont
Bordering Country - Canada
Bordering Body of Water - Atlantic Ocean
Origin of the Name New Hampshire - New Hampshire was named for Hampshire, England, by Captain John Mason.
State Nickname - Granite State
State Motto - "Live Free or Die"
State Song - Old New Hampshire
New Hampshire State Symbols and Emblems:
The official state flag of New Hampshire was adopted in 1909 (but its design has been in use since 1784). The flag pictures the state seal on a deep blue field (background). The state seal has the ship "Raleigh" sailing near a large gray granite rock, in front of a yellow sun rising over blue water. The Raleigh was built to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. The scene is surrounded by the words, "SEAL OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 1776," and yellow laurel leaves interspersed with nine yellow stars (since New Hampshire was the ninth state in the US). New Hampshire became a state in 1788.
|State Animal||State Insect||State Butterfly
Karner blue butterfly
(Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
|State Saltwater Game Fish
|State Freshwater Game Fish
|State Fruit||State Flower
(also called cairngorm)
New Hampshire: Map/Quiz Printout
Answer geography questions about New Hampshire using the map on this quiz.
New Hampshire: Outline Map Printout
An outline map of New Hampshire to print.
New Hampshire: US State Dot to Dot Mystery Map
Connect the dots to draw the borders of a mystery state of the USA. Then use a globe or atlas to figure out which state you have drawn. You might want to give students clues, such as that it is in the northeastern USA, that its capital is Concord, or that its name starts with "N." Answer: New Hampshire.
New Hampshire: Label Me! Printout
Label the major features of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire's' Flag:
Large Coloring Printable
A large black-and-white printable of the flag of New Hampshire.
New Hampshire's Flag Printout/Quiz
Read about and answer questions on the flag of New Hampshire.
Draw and Write
Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
US State - Find Related Words
For a US state, write eight words related to the state, then use each word in a sentence.
US State Graphic Organizer
For one US state, write the name of the state, draw a map of the state, then write the state capital, postal abbreviation, date of statehood, state bird (draw and write), state flower (draw and write), a major body of water in the state, two bordering states, and state nickname.
US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #1
This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #2
This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, state bird, state flower, climate, and major industries.
A short, printable book on a US state. To complete the book, the student must research a US state, draw its map, draw its flag, and answer simple questions about the state.
USA Map: Find Your State
Find and label your state in the USA, and label other important geography.
USA Map: Where I Live
Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
Write Ten Things About Your State
A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your state (plus one thing you would like to change).
US State Wheel
This 2-page print-out makes a wheel about a single US state; the student fills out the information on the wheel. It consists of a base page together with a rear wheel that spins around. After putting the wheel together, the student follows the instructions on the front wheel (coloring in the state on a US map and drawing a small map of the state) and fills out the 12 sections of the wheel with information about one state. When you spin the wheel, facts about the US State appear, including: Biggest Cities, Capital, Flag, Bodies of Water, Postal Abbreviation, State Bird, Population (rank), Area (rank), Residents Called, Bordered by, Major Industries, and Entered Union (order).
US State - Find a Related Word for Each Letter
For a US state, see if you can think of and write down a word or phrase that is related to that state for each letter of the alphabet. Think of cities, famous people from the state, bodies of water, mountains, landmarks, and other features. Find words for as many letters as you can.
A census is an official count of the number of people in a region. The survey is done by a government, usually periodically. This page explains how and why censuses are taken.
Printable Read-and-Answer Worksheet
A printable worksheet on the census, with a short text to read, a map to color, and questions to answer. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file with the worksheet and the answers.
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