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

Drug Take-Back Day — October 28, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Ashland Police Department, 20 Highland Street.

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.

Trick or Treating for Halloween — October 31, 5pm to 7pm

Additions to the website!

  • New links and pages added under the Department tab — for the Transfer Station/Recycling Center, Recycled Items List and Disposal Fees.
  • Updated property lists (map lot, owner, street) — on the Town Clerk/Tax Collector page and on the Forms and Documents page

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.