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.

Current News and Upcoming Events!

May 10

Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Program

The 2014 Plaistow Municipal Household Hazardous Waste collection day for Atkinson, Chester, Danville, Hampstead, Kingston and Plaistow will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Plaistow Recreation Field located at 51 Old County Road, Plaistow. To view the flyer with details click here.

Apr 2

Trips to Boston Red Sox Game

Beginning Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Boston Red Sox tickets will be available for Atkinson Residents to purchase. Please click here or go to the Upcoming Special Events section of the Recreation web page for cost and trip details.

Mar 18

2014 Volunteer Openings

The Town of Atkinson attributes a lot of its success to the hard work of volunteers. Several volunteer positions are available for 2014. The Atkinson Board of Selectmen is hoping to fill these positions as of April 1, 2014. To view the list click here. To sign up for an open position simply fill out an Application for Committee Appointment, which can be picked up at the Selectmans Office or found on the back page of the Town Report. You can also print one from the Available Forms and Documents section of the Selectmen's web page.

Mar 17

Elder Services Calls

Effective March 24, 2014, phone calls for Elder Services will no longer be handled by the Police Department dispatchers. All calls for services and transports must be made to 603.362.9582 between the hours of 8:30 am and 12:00 noon.

Mar 11

2014 Election Results

To view the 2014 Town of Atkinson Election results click here.

Feb 21

2013 Atkinson Annual Report

The 2013 Town of Atkinson Annual Report is now available online. Print copies should be available at the Town Hall within the next two weeks. To view the 2013 Annual Report click here. Also, to view this years report, past years and archived reports go to the Town Reports section of the Selectmen's web page.

Feb 20

2014 Sun N Fun Applications

Atkinson Recreation is now accepting application for all positions; Director, Assistant Directors, Counselors, and Counselors in Training (CIT) for the Sun N Fun program for 2014. Please note that the returning staff also need to apply every year.

The Application form is available at the Atkinson Town Hall Selectman’s office between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, the Atkinson Community Center office between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. You can also go to the Available Forms and Documents section of the Recreation page and download a .pdf copy of the application. For more details on the program and available positions click here.

Please fill out and drop off or mail completed applications to Atkinson Town Hall, 21 Academy Avenue, Atkinson, NH 03811 Attention: Recreation. Applicatins may also be dropped off at Atkinson Community Center office between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm. Applications for the all positions are due by March 31, 2014 by 4:00 pm at Atkinson Town Hall Selectmen’s Office or post marked by March 31, 2014. Please contact Noriko Yoshida-Travers for more information and any questions at 603.362.5531 or email at

Jan 23

Credit Cards Accepted by Town Clerk

Just a reminder that the Town Clerks office accepts: MasterCard, Discover, Visa, American Express and JCB. A debit card is processed as a credit card only if the card has a MasterCard, Visa, Amex or Discover logo present. Please Note: There are additional fees to cover the cost of the credit card processing company fees - 2.95% with a $1.50 minimum. These fees go directly to our third party processor and are not retained by the town. Convenience fees cannot be refunded.

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