This official website of the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire, provides information about the town government and the community for residents and visitors.

Ashland is a picturesque rural community, gateway to the Lakes Region and on the southern edge of the White Mountain National Forest. The community of Ashland is bordered on the west by the Pemigewasset River and on the east by Little Squam Lake. Ashland offers historical places, outdoor recreational opportunities, local artists and businesses to visit, as well as dining, shopping, and other services.

News and Notices

Addition to the website! New links and pages added under the Department tab — for the Transfer Station/Recycling Center, Recycled Items List and Disposal Fees.

NH DMV Important Notice — Software upgrade to new system will interrupt various vehicle registration and license renewal processes. DMV offices will be closed October 9-10. Town Clerk will not be processing state portion of vehicle registrations October 6-10. Online license renewal and ticket pay will not be available October 4-11. Full details in DMV Press Release.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Ashland residents, on September 30 (Plymouth Recycling Center). Read this for items that will be accepted.

Openings on Boards, Commissions, Committees — Residents are needed as members of the following: Planning Board (3 alternate members); Zoning Board (1 full and 2 alternates); Conservation Commission (1 full); Housing Standards Board (2 full); Economic Development Commission (3 full); Heritage Commission (3 alternates); Budget Committee (2 full). For more information, call the Town Office or email townoffice@ashland.nh.gov .

Using our new calendar 

  • On the right side of the page, “Upcoming Events” lists the next 3 events.
  • The “View Calendar” link to the right and the “Calendar” link in the top menu will both take you to the full calendar page.