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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 DayCivil Rights DayPresidents DayMemorial Day
Independence DayLabor DayColumbus Day/Indigenous People’s DayVeterans Day
ThanksgivingFriday after ThanksgivingChristmas Day

Although the Town Administrator’s Office is open M-F, 8-4pm, all other Town Hall Offices vary by department. Please be sure to research a specific department’s hours of business located on their department’s webpage.

Current News and Upcoming Events!

Parking Ban

Winter Parking Ban Ordinance by Town vote, 1997 Warrant Article 43: “It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on any public street or highway in the Town of Atkinson between the hours of 12 Midnight and 7:00 AM from November 1 to April 1. Further, it shall be unlawful at any time of day to park any vehicle on any street during snow removal operations in such a manner as to hinder snow removal. Violators will be fined Twenty Dollars ($20.00) for each occurrence and said vehicle will be towed and the owner will be responsible for all towing and storage fees.”

Town Hall Closed

Town Offices will be closed for Civil Rights. Monday January 17th

2022 Election Schedule

Town Election

Open Electioned Postions (pdf)
January 11 - last day to petition the Board of Selectmen to include an article in the March 8, 2022 election
January 18 - 2022 Supervisors of the Checklist last meeting to make changes to the voter checklist prior to the February 5th Town Meeting, 7:00-7:30 pm, Atkinson Community Center, 4 Main Street, Atkinson.
January 19 - first day for candidates to file declaration of candidacy with the Town Clerk.
January 28 - last day for candidates to file declaration of candidacy with the Town Clerk from 8-Noon, and then 3:00-5:00 PM
February 5 - Deliberative Session will be held at 10:00 AM in the Dyke Auditorium (upper lot entrance), Atkinson Academy, 17 Academy Ave. SNOW DATE: February 12, 2022.
March 8 - Town Election held from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Community Center, 4 Main St, Atkinson

State General Election

September 13 - State Primary Election will be held from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Community Center, 4 Main St, Atkinson.
November 8 - State General Election will be held from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Community Center, 4 Main St, Atkinson
Click HERE for State of New Hampshire voter information look-up

Taxes Due

REMINDER! Tax Bills due December 30th

Voter Checklist Update

Atkinson Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on
Jaunuary 18, 2021
from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Atkinson Community Center
4 Main Street, Atkinson, NH

The supervisors will be meeting to update the voter checklist to include name, address and party changes for existing voters and new voter registration.

  • Current registered voters to bring photo ID.
  • Newly registered voters to bring proof of residence, citizenship and age as well as photo ID.

Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America (WAA) only accepts checks or credit cards online.
There are several easy ways to participate in this nationwide event. Sponsor and make a wreath donation for the Atkinson Cemetery (NHACAN). Sponsorships can be made in several ways:
Online – WAA web site . This link will bring you directly to our group page. You may purchase as many wreaths as you are able.
In Person: Bring your check to the Kimball Library or the Atkinson Community Center 03811. Make checks payable to Wreaths Across America. In the Memo line write (NHACAN/NH0022P).
By Mail: Make your check payable to Wreaths Across America. In the memo line write (NHACAN/NH0022P). Mail to: Atkinson Veteran’s Club/Wreaths Across America, P.O. Box 302, Atkinson, NH. 03811. Donations which exceed our goal will be shared with Arlington National cemetery.
You may also give your check donation to any of the following program committee members: Dick Magoon 603-988-6826, Mike Berube 617-529-6336, Hank Gardner 603-489-8623, Tom Kelley 978-828-6865, Marge Watkins 603-235-3517, or Noriko Yoshida-Travers 603-362-5531

Volunteer for Committees

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Trustee of the Trust Fund & Streetlight Committee (pdf)

Bulk Pick Up Day

Town Wide Bulk Pick up day on October 2nd. More info on Waste Page

Election Results

2021 Town Election Results (pdf)

2020 Town Report

Atkinson's 2020 Town Report (pdf) - Online Magazine Booklet

Steering Committee

Steering Committee of Tax Collector and Town Clerk Documents/Report
Report (pdf)
List of Reported Towns (pdf)

Election 2020 Information

2020 General Election Results (pdf)

State Primary General Election

Atkinson NH's 2020 Primary Election Results (pdf)

Covid 19 Update and Information (7/8)


COVID-19 Information for Businesses -- applicable to communities CDC Guidance for Businesses can be found at:
Please note that DHHS and CDC have websites specifically focused on COVID-19 with many resources:
PHS: COVID-19 FAQ (pdf)

Town Election Results

Town Ballot Results (pdf)
TRSD Ballot Results (pdf)
Voter Turnout (pdf)
Find more Previous Ballots on our Election Page


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

2021 - 22 Bids

Bids for 2021 and 2022 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.

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