New Hampshire: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Petr Novák

New Hampshire is a tiny and sparsely populated state in the northeastern corner of the United States. It is located in the New England region, named after the English county of Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire was the first to secede from Great Britain in January 1776. It is interesting in that it is the first to hold presidential primaries.

New Hampshire: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Map of New Hampshire / Where is New Hampshire?

Table of Contents
  1. Basic Information about New Hampshire
  2. What to See in the State of New Hampshire
  3. Fun Facts about New Hampshire
  4. New Hampshire Weather
  5. Largest Cities in New Hampshire
  6. Food Prices in New Hampshire
  7. State Symbols of New Hampshire

Basic Information about New Hampshire

What to See in the State of New Hampshire

  1. Road trip on the Kancamagus Highway
  2. Santo’s Village in Jefferson
  3. Franconia Notch State Park
  4. Mount Washington Auto Road
  5. Mt. Washington Auto Road
  6. The 1623 Strawbery Banke Settlement
  7. Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway
  8. Mt. Monadnock Mountain
  9. Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort
  10. Hampton Beach

You can post tips for other sights and places of interest in New Hampshire in the discussion.

Fun Facts about New Hampshire

Date of New Hampshire’s Entry into the Union

June 21, 1788 (9th in order)

New Hampshire state nickname

The Granite State

The Highest Mountain in New Hampshire

Mount Washington (1,917 metres)

New Hampshire Rivers

  1. Connecticut River (652 km)
  2. Androscoggin River (286 km)
  3. Saco River (219 km)
  4. Merrimack River (188 km)
  5. Contoocook River (114 km)

Airports in New Hampshire

  1. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
  2. Portsmouth International Airport
  3. Lebanon Munincipal Airport
  4. Concord Munincipal Airport
  5. Laconia Munincipal Airport

New Hampshire Sports Teams

  • NFL (American football): no team
  • MLB (baseball): no team
  • MLS (football): no team
  • NHL (ice hockey): no team
  • NBA (basketball): no team

University of New Hampshire

  • Dartmouth College
  • University of New Hampshire

ZIP Codes


Weather in New Hampshire | Average temperatures in New Hampshire | Average precipitation in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Weather

New Hampshire has a continental climate in which four seasons alternate. Summers tend to be warm and muggy, with temperatures hovering around 24 °C – 28 °C.

Winters tend to be cool, with daytime temperatures around 0 °C, dropping to 15 °C at night. Snow showers are abundant and can turn into snowstorms in places. The snow cover increases with altitude.

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Largest Cities in New Hampshire

# City Population Map
1 Manchester 109,565 Show on Map
2 Nashua 86,494 Show on Map
3 Concord 42,695 Show on Map
4 East Concord 42,605 Show on Map
5 Derry Village 34,539 Show on Map
6 Dover 29,987 Show on Map
7 Rochester 29,752 Show on Map
8 Salem 29,549 Show on Map
9 Merrimack 26,726 Show on Map
10 Keene 23,409 Show on Map

Food Prices in New Hampshire

  • McDonalds Restaurant McMeal prices: $7.50
  • Restaurant draft beer (0.5L): $5.50
  • Cappuccino in restaurant: $3.88
  • Coca-Cola in restaurant (0.33 l): $1.80
  • Milk (1 l): $0.83
  • Bread (500 g): $2.62
  • Rice (1 kg): $6.25
  • Egg (12 pcs): $2.07
  • Cheese (1 kg): $9.92
  • Boneless chicken breast (1 kg): $8.60
  • Beef Loin (1 kg): $14.83
  • Apples (1 kg): $4.39
  • Bananas (1 kg): $2.30
  • Oranges (1 kg): $3.86
  • Tomatoes (1 kg): $4.41
  • Potatoes (1 kg): $3.88
  • Water (1.5 l bottle): $1.60
  • Bottle beer (0.5 l bottle): $2.14
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: $6.50

Food prices in Manchester valid in January 2021. Take these as a guide, prices vary from store to store. Tax is included in the price.

New Hampshire Flag | New Hampshire State Emblem

State Symbols of New Hampshire

  • Wildflower: Leafless hellebore
  • Gemstone: gemstone
  • Insect: bushberry
  • Hymn: Old New Hampshire
  • Stone: Jewel
  • Flower: Lilac
  • Mineral: beryl
  • Animal: green woodpecker
  • Fruit: pumpkin
  • Bird: purple-headed woodpecker
  • Fish (marine): striped moray eel
  • Fish (freshwater): American whitefish
  • Sport: skiing
  • Tree: paper birch
  • Animal: White-tailed deer

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