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 Celebration
July 20-29
Schedule of Events, Updated
Press Release – Event Summary
Beard and Mustache Contest

Ashland Historical Society & Garden Club Events
Other 150th Anniversary Events — Schedule
Press Release


News and Notices

Town Administrator Update — Mid-Year 2018

Public Notice for Environmental Review of Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Project — Ashland Septage Receiving & Headworks Upgrades Project.

Summer Events in Ashland Check the calendar for dates of special events sponsored by the 150th Anniversary Committee, the 4th of July Committee, the Ashland Town Library, Music in Memorial Park, and Movies in the Park.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector News

  • “Low and Moderate Income Tax Relief” forms are available at the Town Office.

Sidewalk Replacement for Main Street (Gordon to West St.) is in a design phase and will be updated periodically at BOS meetings. An updated design presented May 21 showed suggested changes near West Street and Gordon Street, suggested addition of locust and sugar maple trees, and the removal of bump outs near Gordon Street. A previous design was presented on May 7. Large-scale versions of the engineering design are available for viewing upstairs in the Town Hall.

Appointment Policy on Boards, Committees, and Commissions” and Appointment Application available on the Appointments page.

2018 Property Revaluation Letters to be sent in the fall.

Japanese Knotweed, Best Management Practices here


“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. “