New Hampshire Overview
New Hampshire, with an existing liberty-oriented culture, small population, good quality of life and strong economy, is a perfect place for the liberty-minded to defend the goal of small government. The following information is presented to assist those who are considering a move to the "Live Free or Die" state.
The Commonwealth Fund's new State Scorecard ranks New Hampshire 3rd for health care quality! (2007)
According to Morgan Quinto:
New Hampshire is the 5th healthiest state in the Union! (2007)
New Hampshire retains its 4th place ranking on Safest States list! (2007)
New Hampshire rated most livable for 4th straight year! (2007)
New Hampshire rated 7th best in the Tax Foundation's 2007 State Business Tax Climate Index.
The Cato Institute notes that New Hampshire has the 4th lowest-size state/local bureaucracy (pdf, 2006)
Third in economic competitiveness in 2006 according to The Beacon Hill Institute. Full report (pdf).
Third-healthiest state in the United Health Foundation's 2006 America's Health Rankings .
New Hampshire is located in the New England region of the northeastern United States and is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Vermont to the west, and Quebec, Canada to the north. Of the 50 states, it is 46th in total area and 41st in population.
Berlin Reporter (NE. NH)
Carroll County Independent (N. NH)
Coos County Democrat (N. NH)
Courier-Littleton (N. NH)
Dover news (Portsmouth Herald)
Exeter news (Portsmouth Herald)
Granite State News (E. NH)
Hampton Union (Portsmouth Herald)
Meredith News (Central NH)
Nashua Telegraph (Nashua & S. NH)
Record Enterprise (Central NH)
Valley News (Upper Valley)
NH Public Radio
Sandy Pierre's new blog, the Free State Observer, reports on doings in New Hampshire
Most Livable State for 2005!
Best State for Well-Being of Children
2nd Healthiest State
#2 in 2005 Work Environment Index
Most Improved State
4th Safest State
New Hampshire offers a wide variety of recreational and leisure time opportunities. Whether outdoor activities such as biking, hiking or rock climbing and skiing tickle your fancy, or antiquing, sight seeing, and music, the Granite State has many opportunities