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.

Ashland 1868 to 2018 — Celebrating 150 Years of History
150th Anniversary Committee

4th of July Committee


News and Notices

News Release here:  2018 Property Revaluation Letters to be sent in the fall.

News Release here for 4th of July advertising. Deadline is May 1 for confirming ads for banners and the program brochure.

Japanese Knotweed, Best Management Practices here — New (2018, NH Department of Agriculture) describes practical methods for landowners to control this listed prohibited species in  New Hampshire. The smothering process should be started in early June; chemical methods are used September to November.

New Pages Added! — Visit the “Employment” page and the “Appointments” page in the main menu bar above.

  • The Employment page will be updated when there are paid positions open within the town’s or departments’ staff.
  • The Appointments page includes a list of openings on various boards, commissions or committees. Residents of Ashland are encouraged to volunteer their time by serving on these groups.

Children’s Activities for April vacationVacation Day Camp April 23-27 by the Park & Recreation Department; and Vacation Week Activities at the Library, April 23-24, 26-27. See the April calendar dates for more information.

2018 Summer Day Camp brochure and calendar are now available here.

Dog License Reminder — Licenses expire on April 30. Renew your license at the Town Office or online.

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.


“The meeting announcements for each public body of the Town of Ashland (committee, commission, board, trustees, etc.) are posted on the website calendar, under each meeting’s scheduled date, with time and location indicated. Meeting announcements are also posted in various public places, which may include the Town Office, the Post Office, or the Utility Office.”
“The minutes for each public body of the Town of Ashland are posted on the respective public body’s page on the website, listed by date and in pdf format. Copies of minutes are also available from the Town Clerk in the Town Office. “