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Welcome to Atkinson

Atkinson is a quiet, bedroom community town located in southern New Hampshire. The winding road of Main Street is both historic and beautiful and was recently adopted as one of New Hampshire's scenic byways. Conveniently located between Routes 125 and 111, you can enjoy country living with easy access to shopping and urban areas.

Town Office Holiday Schedule

The Town observes the following holidays and therefore, all town offices will be closed in observance of these holidays:
New Years DayColumbus DayCivil Rights DayLabor Day
Veterans DayPresidents DayThanksgivingFriday after Thanksgiving
Memorial DayChristmas DayIndependance day

Current News and Upcoming Events!



Pick-up Date: Saturday, OCTOBER 5, 2019
If you wish to participate in the Town-wide, curbside Bulk Item Disposal Service, you must contact the Selectmen's office and submit the necessary form no later than October 2, 2019.
Casella will only remove items from private residences that have properly notified the Town and paid the appropriate fee as required. Detailed instructions are found on the Town's website.
Additional information and forms are available under Municipal Waste.
Any questions please call the Selectmen's office at 362-5266.

On Friday, I received a call from Pike Industries which indicated that paving on Route 111 may occur on Wednesday, Sept. 18 or Thursday, Sept. 19.

Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Attached (pdf) is the Update to the Hazard Mitigation Plan. The public has until Sept. 26th 2019 to make any Public Comment to the Town Administrator. Map of Mitigation (pdf). If you seek hard copies, please seek the Town Administrator

Shannon Road Public Notice

As part of the Southern NH Regional Water Project (SNHRW), the Town of Salem is expanding the public water systems along the following roads; Shannon, Providence Hill, and Westside Drive in Atkinson, Attached Public Notice (pdf), for further information visit Town of Salem's Engineering Project Page


The Town is seeking a Highway Laborer, Part Time Schhol Crossing Guard, Full time Firefighter, Full Time Assistant Town Administrator/Assessing Assistant go to the Careers/Volunteer page to find out more

Private Well Testing

Raising awareness about exposure to arsenic and other contaminations present in groundwater is an important public issue in New Hampshire. Private Well Testing Program

2019 Bids

Bids for 2019 services are being posted and can be found on the Notice Page

Temporary Signs

“Temporary signs…..are permitted to be displayed not more than four (4) weeks before the event and shall be removed within ten (10) days following the event.”

Government Meeting Agenda

Government Meeting Agendas can be found under the respective Board, under the year and date in the 'Agenda/Minutes' drop down. The Agenda will be replaced by the minutes once approved.

Elder Services Calls

All calls for services, medical equipment and transport requests may be made to 603.362.9582 between the hours of 8:30 am and 12:00 noon Monday through Friday.

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