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  - Hantsweb - Hampshire County Council's web site for Hampshire, England
Your comprehensive gateway to information on Hampshire - for residents and visitors alike.
Latest Foot and Mouth and Bluetongue Disease information for Hampshire
Hampshire County Council, The Castle, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8UJ
www.hants.gov.uk   (116 words)

  Admissions - Hampshire College - Amherst, MA
If you are a prospective student, please complete Hampshire's Information Request Form so that we may send materials, including information regarding your areas of interest.
Hampshire students come from diverse backgrounds and have wide-ranging academic interests, yet they share some important commonalities.
Hampshire students regard education as a means, not an end.
www.hampshire.edu /cms/index.php?id=3   (172 words)

  Hampshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hampshire played a large role in World War II due to its large Royal Navy harbour at Portsmouth, the army camp at Aldershot and the military Netley Hospital on Southampton Water, as well as its proximity to the army training ranges on Salisbury Plain and Purbeck.
Hampshire's county town is Winchester, a historic city that was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Wessex.
Hampshire's relatively safe waters have allowed the county to develop as one of the busiest sailing areas in the country, with many yacht clubs and several manufacturers on the Solent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hampshire   (2448 words)

 New Hampshire - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Hampshire was founded by Captain John Mason and first settled in 1623, just three years after the Pilgrims landed in Massachusetts and it was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
New Hampshire's major regions are the White Mountains region, the Lakes area, the Seacoast region, the Merrimack Valley area, the Monadnock region, and the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee area.
According to the Census Bureau, as of 2003, the population of New Hampshire was 1,287,687.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /new_hampshire.htm   (2427 words)

Hampshire's present problem -- the same one that has been tearing at the school for twenty-five years -- is that it has failed to empower the community, and only empowered the individual.
Interestingly, the result of this concentration of crazy characters may be similar to what Hampshire was intended to become in the eyes of the other four colleges: a school where those crazy characters would have the chance to invent their own institution without negatively affecting the established schools.
However, Hampshire itself (I suspect largely because of the process of hiring and assimilating new faculty, as well as the general trend within the country) has become decreasingly experimental and decreasingly eager to engage in community-based education and living.
alum.hampshire.edu /~cpkF92/johnston/node30.html   (1603 words)

 New Hampshire Almanac
New Hampshire is bordered on the north by the Canadian province of Quebec; on the east by Maine and the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by Massachusetts; and the on the west by Vermont.
New Hampshire is heavily forested with an abundance of elm, maple, beech, oak, pine, hemlock and fir trees.
Among native New Hampshire mammals are the white-tailed deer, muskrat, beaver, porcupine and snowshoe hare.
www.state.nh.us /nhinfo/fastfact.html   (639 words)

 Hampshire Review - sports   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hampshire wanted badly to atone for a 41-8 loss to Keyser a year ago, and it hoped to defeat its former head coach, Sean Biser, in the process.
Hampshire had chances to answer, moving the ball into Keyser territory on two occasions before the end of the opening quarter, but it could not come away with any points.
The former Hampshire football coach, cross country coach and athletic director worked tirelessly on getting the new course at HHS completed, and the course was named in his honor at last Tuesday's ceremonies.
www.hampshirereview.com /sports.htm   (2406 words)

 Kane Co., IL:  Forest Preserves - Hampshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hampshire is located on Allen Road, west of Route 20 in Hampshire.
As the land was drained and plowed, settlement occurred along the ridge.
Hampshire Forest Preserve has been a natural playground and picnic spot for area children and adults throughout the years.
www.co.kane.il.us /Forest/fp/hampshire.htm   (204 words)

 GENUKI: Hampshire
Upon the Downs are reared large flocks of the variety of sheep known as "Hampshire Downs," or "short wools." Pig breeding, and the curing of bacon, have long been large and lucrative branches of the county's industry.
Hampshire Treasures Online - "Those natural or man made features of the county which are of public interest by reason of their aesthetic, archaeological, historic, scenic, scientific, sociological or traditional interest, and whose deterioration or destruction would represent a serious loss to our heritage".
Free Historical Maps for the county of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, with gazetteer.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/HAM   (1370 words)

 New Hampshire
One of the original 13 states (it entered the Union in 1788), New Hampshire was named after the English county of Hampshire.
New Hampshire is called the "Granite State" because of its numerous granite quarries; the nickname may also reflect the state's attachment to tradition and its history of a frugal government.
New Hampshire's state bird is the purple finch and its capital is Concord.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/nh   (109 words)

 Breeds of Livestock - Hampshire Sheep
The Old Hampshire, Berkshire Knot, Willshire Horn and Southdown sheep were believed by most writers to be the original broods found in and along the borders of Hampshire County.
Hampshire sheep were reported in the U.S. around 1840 although there are no records to indicate that any survived the Civil War.
Hampshire sheep have the genetic ability to efficiently convert forage into meat and fiber and are adaptable and productive in various geographic regions of the United States.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/sheep/hampshire   (591 words)

 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Hampshire’s local government: The County of Hampshire is a combination of two-tier and unitary authorities, with Hampshire County Council on one level and the 12 Districts of Basingstoke and Deane, Christchurch, East Hampshire, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Hart, Havant, New Forest, Rushmoor, Test Valley, Winchester on the other.
Hampshire detached in Sussex is a very long narrow strip stretching from Camelsdale down to near Midhurst and is two-tier, administered by West Sussex County and Chichester Councils.
The Hampshire coast offers variety, too: pine trees and steep ravines, known as chines, can be found in Bournemouth, the county’s largest holiday town, but in the east the coastline is characterised by the deep-water estuaries of the Hamble and Beaulieu rivers.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/hampshire.html   (1138 words)

 HAMPSHIRE, England, UK. @UK - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Complete UK holiday guide to help plan ...
Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England.
The largest cities in Hampshire are Southampton (from which the county takes its name) and Portsmouth.
Hampshire also includes the New Forest which, despite its name, is one of the few primeval oak woods in England - it is a beautiful area for a leisurely walk.
www.atuk.co.uk /england/hampshire.htm   (281 words)

 New Hampshire
New Hampshire' s land-forms are low rolling coast followed by countless hills and mountains rising out of a central plateau, and 5,021,000 acres of forest.
New Hampshire's state motto is "Live Free or Die." The state bird is the purple finch, the state tree is white birch, the state song is "Old New Hampshire", the state flower is the purple lilac, the state seal was adopted in 1931,and NH's flag was adopted in 1909.
New Hampshire is about the best place to ski down snow mountains, hike through the woods, visit beaches, go to White mountain National Forest to see where the Abnaki Indians lived, take pictures of the flumes(which is a narrow canyon) and the Old Man of the Mountains.
www2.lhric.org /pocantico/usa99/nh.htm   (656 words)

 Hampshire on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hampshire is an agricultural county, devoted to corn production and dairy farming.
Evidence of prehistoric and Roman settlement is found in the county.
Hampshire was once part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex and has numerous historical and literary associations.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/Hampshir.asp   (511 words)

 Hampshire Constabulary -> Local Community -> Reaching the Gay Community   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hampshire Gay Health Alliance and Hampshire Police are working together to ‘stamp out’ homophobic and transphobic hate crime.
Already in circulation within venues throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight are purple and green coloured self-sealing reporting forms with the ‘stamp it out’ logo.
These are sent by way of pre-paid post to the HGHA in Southampton who will contact the police with the incident details (personal details are only passed on with the expressed permission of the person reporting).
www.hampshire.police.uk /LAGLO.htm   (1443 words)

 Breeds of Livestock - Hampshire Swine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hampshire breed of hogs may well be one of the oldest original early American breeds of hogs in existence today.
Although there is some doubt as to the exact origin of the Hampshire breed, historical records indicate that Hampshires probably originated from the "Old English Breed." This fl hog with a white belt was quite numerous in Scotland and Northumberland and other counties bordering Scotland.
It was from Hampshire county in England that importations were thought to be made to America between 1825 and 1835, thus the origin of the Hampshire name.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/swine/hampshire   (433 words)

 Hampshire, Illinois IL, village profile (Kane County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Hampshire, IL Hampshire is a village in Kane County, in the Chicago metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hampshire was $22,143, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Hampshire, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $633.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=6219   (455 words)

 Dales' Electoral College Breakdown 2004: New Hampshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The University of New Hampshire's tracking poll has completely rolled-over its sample since the 27th, and as such it gets added as a completely new release, showing it now a one point race in the Granite State.
The polls have been anything but consistent in New Hampshire, suggesting that either the race there is in flux or that differing methodologies are producing very different results.
ARG has polled New Hampshire a lot this campaign (fitting, since they are a NH based firm) and they have shown the race flopping back and forth, with the center point being basically a tied race.
www.dalythoughts.com /nh/nh.htm   (2515 words)

 The New Hampshire - The United States Mint
The "formation" of the New Hampshire quarter design began when New Hampshire Governor Jeanne Shaheen established a Commemorative Quarter Committee with representatives from the Department of Cultural Affairs, Arts Educators, Numismatics, Historical Societies, the Senate and House and New Hampshire citizens.
The Committee held a competition to all New Hampshire residents to submit design concepts for the New Hampshire quarter.
The final design concept selection honoring "The Old Man of the Mountain" was then forwarded to the Secretary of the Treasury who gave final approval.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=nh   (232 words)

 Hampshire & the Isle of Wight Resort Guide UK Holiday Hotels Guest Houses, B & B , Cottages , Self Catering and Caravan ...
With two of England's greatest seaports on its coastline, and the ancient royal hunting grounds of the New Forest and Winchester, the capital of Saxon England, lying inland, Hampshire is a county rich in history offering a wide variety of itinerary choices.
Hampshire remains deep at the heart of Britain's rich maritime heritage.
To the west of the county the towns and villages of the Solent and Southampton Water were once, due to the abundance of wood from the New Forest, at the centre of the British shipbuilding industry.
www.resort-guide.co.uk /pagearea.php3?areacode=8   (439 words)

 USN Ships--USS New Hampshire (Battleship # 25)
USS New Hampshire, a 16,000-ton Connecticut class battleship built at Camden, New Jersey, was commissioned in March 1908.
In late 1910, after her appearance had been altered by the installation of a pair of "cage" masts, and again in 1911 she crossed the Atlantic to call on northern European ports.
New Hampshire was active in protecting United States' interests in Mexico and the Dominican Republic during 1912-15, including participation in the Vera Cruz intervention in April-June 1914.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-n/bb25.htm   (626 words)

 Old Hampshire Mapped
Michael Drayton's map of Hampshire, 1613, to accompany the second song of Poly-Olbion.
Thomas Kitchin's large map of Hampshire, 1751, later published in the Large English Atlas by Thomas Kitchin and Emanuel Bowen, 1760.
Hampshire parts of route descriptions from John Cary's New Itinerary, 6th edition 1815.
www.geog.port.ac.uk /webmap/hantsmap/hantsmap/hantsmap.htm   (520 words)

 Introduction to New Hampshire - The United States of America
From the heavily forested north country, to its rugged mountains and clear blue lakes, to its historic coast, New Hampshire is naturally a magnet for vacationers.
The hills become a festival of fall foliage color, the days are clear and crisp, the skies of the deepest blue, and the lakes sparkle with brilliant sunlight.
The New Hampshire quarter depicts one of New Hampshire’s greatest natural attractions, "The Old Man of the Mountain," a rock formation found on Mt. Cannon in Franconia Notch.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/nh_intro.htm   (549 words)

 Hampshire, EnglandGenWeb Project
Thus far, the Burt's have been traced back to the mid 1600's and are scattered throughout the west side of Hampshire, which will be referred to as "Hants" as it is thus called in Britain.
The administrative county comprises 11 districts: East Hampshire, Hart, New Forest, Test Valley, the boroughs of Basingstoke and Deane, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, and Rushmoor, and the city of Winchester.
The historic county covers the entire geographic county, the unitary authorities of Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight, and the borough of Christchurch and parts of the district of East Dorset, which together form the eastern edge of the administrative county of Dorset.
www.rootsweb.com /~engham   (567 words)

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