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ID: 7007564
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New Hampshire (state)  New Hampshire (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 071 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Region was explored by French and English in early 17th cen.; was included in land grant to John Mason in 1629; had long boundary feud with Massachusetts and New York; fought in Revolution and was strongly pro-Union.

Names:
New Hampshire (preferred,C,V)  ............ used from 1629, after the county of Hampshire, England, the original home of Captain John Mason, early owner of New Hampshire
NH (C,V,USPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of New Hampshire (state)  ............  New Hampshire (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since June 21, 1788
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Concord .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, New Hampshire, Merrimack county) [7013647]

Sources and Contributors:
New Hampshire..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:653
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:282 ff.
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 102
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000329
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
NH..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 653; 2:653
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 282 ff.; 29:282 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102; plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000329
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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