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When I was growing up, I thought the only version of a scarecrow was the one from the Wizard of Oz. Oh, how wrong I was! Scarecrows can be characters from your favorite movie, your favorite musicians, heck, your scarecrow could even be you! The possibilities are endless. The people of New Hampshire are really bringing it in the scarecrow department this year and I am super impressed. Let's run through some of our favorites:

12 Hilarious and Creative Scarecrows that Win Halloween in New Hampshire

When it comes to Halloween/Fall decor Granite Staters BRING IT! Here are some of our favorite scarecrows from Halloween 2021 in New Hampshire.

Do you have an awesome scarecrow at your house or in your neighborhood? Show us in the comments!

READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest

Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.

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