In earlier times, the good citizens of New Hampshire were very literal about the naming of natural features found all over the state. If they saw a mountain or prominent hill, they gave it a very obvious name based on its appearance or from the town in which it was located. Out of all the named features in the state, there is one common name that counts for more of them than any other, and now you can add this knowledge to your stash of New Hampshire fun facts.

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File this info away for the next party when someone asks you about New Hampshire fun facts. You’ll have your answer!

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