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

Memorial Day (May 28) closings — Town Office, Transfer Station, Town Clerk/Tax Collector, Library, Utilities Office.

Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session at the Town Office on June 5, 2018, from 7:00 to 7:30 pm, for the purpose of making additions and corrections to the voter checklist. This is the last date to change party affiliation before the State Primary in September.

Town Clerk/Tax Collector News

  • “Low and Moderate Income Tax Relief” forms are available at the Town Office.
  • June 13 — Town Clerk/Tax Collector Office will be closed.

Preliminary Sidewalk Design, updated version, will be presented at the May 21 Selectboard meeting. A previous version was presented at the May 7 Selectboard meeting. Additional public meetings will be announced as the plan develops.

New PolicyAppointment Policy on Boards, Committees, and Commissions” and Appointment Application adopted by the Board of Selectmen on April 30, 2018. Also available on the Appointments page.

Summer Parks & Rec Positions Available — added to the Employment page.

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

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.

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