Town of Ashland
20 Highland Street,
P.O. Box 517
Ashland NH 03217

Voice: 603.968.4432
Fax: 603.968.3776

Ashland, New Hampshire

Welcome to the official website of the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire. Residents and visitors alike will find information about the town government and the community.

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 (the original location of the movie "On Golden Pond"). Ashland offers historical places, outdoor recreational opportunities, local artists and businesses to visit, as well as dining, shopping, and other services.


News and Notices

Town Government Meetings

Community Events

Board of Selectmen Mission Statement

The Ashland Board of Selectmen seek to build and maintain the public's trust and understand the public's needs by providing a friendly proactive leadership, sound financial management practices and operate a cost-effective and efficient open and engaging town government.

  • Collaborative, objective, fact-based decision process
  • Transparent government
  • Honesty and high ethical standards
  • Fair, friendly, and responsive customer service
  • Planning for present and future needs
  • Communication and coordination with town and regional commissions, committees, departments and boards to help ensure inclusive and effective actions

Click here to view videos of the Ashland municipal meetings.

News and Notices

Summer Day Camp Signups  Brochure. Updated 7-week Calendar.

Openings on Boards, Commissions and Committees

Budget Committee Vacancies

Building Permit Applications -- new forms 9/19/16, see Land Use
After School Program forms
available for 2016-2017 school year
Code Enforcement Complaint Form

Citizen Inquiry/Complaint Form
Right to Know (91-A) Request for Information Procedure and Form
Credit card payment for Property Taxes and Vehicle Registrations  UPDATED

Upcoming Town Government Meetings

May 23 -- Electric Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Utility Office

May 24 -- Water and Sewer Commission Work Session -- 9:00am, Utility Office (side entrance)

May 24 -- Planning Board Work Session Agenda & Rescheduled Public Hearing -- 6:30pm, Elementary School Library

May 24 -- Conservation Commission Meeting -- 6:30pm, Town Hall

May 25 -- Town Library Trustees Meeting -- 2:00pm, Town Library

May 30 -- Economic Development Committee Meeting Agenda -- 6:30pm, Fire Station

May 31 -- Water and Sewer Commission Work Session -- 9:00am, Utility Office (side entrance)

Upcoming Community Events

Ashland Community Garden -- Some planting beds are still available at $10 each. Sign up at the Town Office and come to the gathering on Saturday, May 13 at 9:00-11:00am, in the garden at Ashland Elementary School. For more information, email

After School Program forms available for 2016-2017 school year

Summer Day Camp Signups  BrochureUpdated 7-week Calendar.

May 22 -- Author Talk by Lisa Olech, Romance Novelist and Ashland resident -- 7:00pm, Ashland Town Library.

May 23 -- Coloring for Teens -- 3:00-4:00pm, Ashland Town Library. Pens, pencils and coloring pages are provided.

June 29 -- Friends of the Library Meeting -- 7:00pm, Ashland Town Library.

July 4th, 2017, Festivities --  FAQ
July 3 -- Fireworks -- 9:30pm. Viewing from the Ashland Ballfield
July 4 -- Pancake Breakfast -- 7:00-10:00am, Common Man in Ashland
July 4 -- Parade -- 10:00am, Main Street (from Mill Street to West Street)


July 8 -- Book Sale -- 9:00am - 1:00pm, Ashland Town Library

Online Services

Vehicle Registration

Dog Licensing

Vital Records

Property Taxes

Code Red Emergency Communications Network

Pay Your Electric Bills

Pay Water/Sewer Bills

Official Ashland Videos

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