Welcome

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

Holiday Closings
Town Office — November 23, 24; December 25; January 1
Utilities Office — November 23, 24; December 25; January 1
Transfer Station — November 24; December 25; January 1
Library — November 23, 24; December 23, 25; January 1

Job Posting — Foreman, Department of Public Works

Christmas Night in Ashland, December 1 — Press Release

Winter Parking RestrictionsNo parking on any street or municipal parking areas between the hours of 1:00 am and 5:00 am from November 1 through May 1. The restricted municipal parking areas are the Mechanic Street parking lot, the spaces on Riverside Drive adjacent to Memorial Park, and the Town Hall parking lot.

Openings on Boards, Commissions, Committees — Residents are needed as members of the following: Planning Board (1 full and 3 alternate members); Zoning Board (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.