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.

News and Notices

  • Thanksgiving — All town departments and offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25.
  • Utility Payments — Effective October 1, 2022, the on-line payment option for utility bills is not available. We are in the process of a software upgrade and implementing our new user-friendly payment system that will be launched soon. Please make your payments by cash, check or money order at the Utility Office (Monday – Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM) or in the secure drop box after hours.
  • NEW — Tax Maps & Tax Cards are now available online — Click Here
  • NEW — Building Permits on the Building Inspector page
  • Notes from the Town Clerk
    • Hours
      • Monday – Thursday 8:00 to 4:00 (Lunch 12:30-1:00)
      • Friday 7:30 to 11:30
    • Many transactions can be done online, including vehicle registrations, payment of taxes, dog license renewals. See the appropriate icons on the website.
    • There is also a dropbox outside of the Town Hall entrance for payments.
    • Transfer Station Decals are available at the Town Office, $5

“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. “