How Did New Hampshire Get Its Name?

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New Hampshire got it's name from Captain John Mason and was named after the English county of Hampshire. John Mason was one of the founders of Portsmouth in 1630. You can find more information here: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108244.html
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The state name of New Hampshire was named after the English county of Hampshire.
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