“Hampshire College” is NOT in New Hampshire.
It is in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Yes, there is an Amherst, New Hampshire
BUT it is NOT there.
Here is a MAP to help you get your bearings.
Boston is in Massachusetts.
I am in New Hampshire.
There is MORE to “Hampshire” than New Hampshire AND I am allowed to say that because I lived in Hampshire (Hants) for 9 years BEFORE moving to New Hampshire.
“Hampshire” predates New Hampshire. That makes sense, right?
The name comes from “Hamtun” — the original name of historic Southampton.
So now YOU know.
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