New Hampshire, NH
New Hampshire, the 5th smallest state in the United States, is sometimes viewed as a twin of Vermont (and vice versa) due to its similar area, shape (inverted), and location. New Hampshire was the first of the thirteen colonies to establish its own local government and the first to draft and implement its own state constitution.
Its economy is based primarily on agriculture, tourism, and to a lesser degree production of machinery and electronics. New Hampshire is also known as the “Granite State” due to its large number of granite quarries. The state is home to several popular ski resorts and tourist railways. Outdoor tourism in general is a popular attraction for tourists due to the abundant ski areas and pastoral countryside, particularly in autumn.
Most of New Hampshire’s population is located on the southern edge near the sea and the state line with Massachusetts around Manchester and Nashua.