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

Emergency Order Extended to May 28, 2021
Universal Best Practices, effective May 7, 2021

  • Employment — New Job Postings 
    • Payroll & Accounts Payable Clerk
    • Electric Superintendent
    • First Class Lineman & Apprentice Lineman
    • Finance & Human Resources Coordinator
  • Town Clerk/Tax Collector Hours — Monday, Wednesday, Thursday — 3 to 5 PM (updated 3/19/21)
  • Town Office Opening Procedures
    • The Town Office is now open to the public for in-person business.
    • Only one person at a time is allowed in the Town Office. If someone is already in the Town Office, please wait in the foyer or outside until that person leaves.
    • A mask is required for entry into the Town Office. There is a box of masks available in the foyer.
    • Many transactions can be done online, including vehicle registrations, payment of taxes, dog license renewals, water, sewer, and electric bills. See the appropriate icons on the website.
    • There is also a dropbox outside of the Town Hall entrance for payments.

Sidewalk Replacement for Main Street (Gordon to West St.) — An updated design (April 2020) is available here.

“Meeting announcements for each public body of the Town of Ashland (committee, commission, board, trustees, etc.) will be posted on the Town of Ashland website calendar, under each meeting’s scheduled date, with time and location indicated. Meeting announcements, per RSA 91:A,  shall be posted on the Town’s website and the Town Office bulletin board or outside showcase. Other public places for posting may include the Ashland Post Office and the Ashland Utility Building outside showcase.”
“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. “