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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.

Current News and Upcoming Events!

Help Wanted

Atkinson is seeking a Road Agent Assistant, to find out more about this opportunity go to the Careers/Volunteer page of the Website

Town Elections

Town Elections will be held at the Communiuty Center from 7 AM - 8 PM with a broadcast of the result. Click here for the Sample Ballot (pdf).

2018 Sun 'N Fun

Sun 'n Fun is now accepting applications for the Councilor and CIT positions for the 2018 Season, application and information can be found on the Careers Page of the site.

2017 & 2018 Budget

Attached Here (pdf 3.06 MB) is the 2017 and 2018 Budget Review. The Packet reviews the 2017 Warrent Articles, 2018 Proposed Budget with 2017 Budget comparison, 2018 Warrant Article with financial figures, and finally the 2018 default budget

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.”

Updating the Checklist

The Supervisors of the checklist will be in Session on March 3rd from 11 - 11:30 AM at the Community Center to update and register new voters prior to Town Election Official Notice (pdf)

BoS Recording Clerk

The Board of Selectmen are seeking a Recording Clerk (pdf). The position can be found under the Career and Volunteer page and also the application

Important NHMA Dates

Important Information for Town Meeting with Dates and School Board Meetings. Find the date and deadline for submitting items. Click here for PDF

Thermos Drive

Join in the “Thermos Drive” to provide the gift that keeps on giving to those living outside this holiday season.
Not all the homeless are capable or able to utilize the comforts of an organized shelter. The Thermos Drive provides the homeless and less fortunate with the opportunity to leave a soup kitchen visit with an additional warm beverage or meal to take along with them as they venture back into the cold.
For more information or to make a donation, please contact 603.560.4324 or

Highway Laborer

The Town of Atkinson’s Highway Department is seeking reliable individuals for seasonal, on-call support for road maintenance and repair, care of grounds and in the Recycling Center. A successful candidate will have a working knowledge of road work, policies and procedures, and a valid driver’s license.

Application for Position(pdf) can be found under “Careers/Volunteers”, or in the foyer of the Atkinson Town Hall.

For additional information, please call Road Agent Ted Stewart at (603) 362-4010, or

Water Conservation

At the May 15, 2017 meeting of the Atkinson Board of Selectmen, it was voted to lift the voluntary water ban that has been in effect. It should be noted that the lifting applies only to those with private wells. The Board requests that residents watering lawns do so in the time period after dusk and before dawn so as to conserve as much water as possible. Please note that residents serviced by the Hampstead Area Water company are still under their ban restrictions which have not been lifted as yet.

Town Tax Collectors Hours

The following Regular business hours can be found on the Tax Collectors Webpage

2017-2018 Budget Season

The current budget season schedule is now available on the 'Budget' page, and also on the Town's Google Calender. Also here is the most lastest verison (pdf).

2017 Open Appointments

A new list of Open Appointments for 2017 can be found here (pdf). More information can be found on the Careers/Volunteer Page

2017 Town Election Results

2017 Town and School Board Results for Atkinson are now posted, you can find the watch the playback of the Results on ACTV-20 or view it on the Town's Vimeo account

2016 Town Report

The 2016 Atkinson Town report (pdf) is now available online here and on the Selectmen page, also hard copies are available at the Community Center, Kimball Library, and Town Hall.

Government Meeting Agenda

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

Tree Maintence Due to Drought

The following is a Eversource Press Release (pdf) recommending that property owners regularly check tree branchs that may interfere with wires along the roadway and through your property

Towns Tax Rate Comparison

A side by side comparison of the 2015 and 2016 tax rate is posted in the Assessors webpage for informational purposes only. For any questions please call or contact the Assessors office. You can find their contact on the Assesors page.

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.

Atkinson Cemetery Expansion

The Atkinson Cemetery Trustees are currently working with the engineering firm of Keach-Nordstrom Associates, Inc. to plan the Atkinson Cemetery Expansion project. To view drawings, costs and other relevant documents click here.

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