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As of 2003, veterans living in New Hampshire numbered 131,074, of whom 16,623 were veterans of World War II; 14,381, the Korean conflict; 41,627, the Vietnam era; and 16,940 served during the Gulf War. For the fiscal year 2004, total Veterans Af- fairs expenditures in New Hampshire amounted to more than $325 million. As of 31 October 2004, the New Hampshire State Police employed 267 full-time sworn officers. 18 MIGRATION From the time of the first European settlement until the middle of the 19th century, the population of New Hampshire was primarily of British origin.

NEW HAMPSHIRE State of Hampshire ORIGIN OF STATE NAME: Named for the English county of Hampshire. NICKNAME: The Granite State. CAPITAL: Concord. ENTERED UNION: 21 June 1788 (9th). ” MOTTO: Live Free or Die. FLAG: The state seal, surrounded by laurel leaves with nine stars interspersed, is centered on a blue field. OFFICIAL SEAL: In the center is a broadside view of the frigate Raleigh; in the left foreground is a granite boulder; in the background is a rising sun. A laurel wreath and the words “Seal of the State of New Hampshire 1776” surround the whole.

TIME: 7 AM EST = noon GMT. 1 LOCATION, SIZE, AND EXTENT Situated in New England in the northeastern United States, New Hampshire ranks 44th in size among the 50 states. The total area of New Hampshire is 9,279 sq mi (24,033 sq km), comprising 8,993 sq mi (23,292 sq km) of land and 286 sq mi (741 sq km) of inland water. The state has a maximum extension of 93 mi (150 km) e–w and 180 mi (290 km) n–s. New Hampshire is shaped roughly like a right triangle, with the line from the far n to the extreme sw forming the hypotenuse.

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