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!

Aug 20

Ice Cream Social and Summer Concert

How about a delicious dish of ice cream sundae and the fine music? The Atkinson Recreation Department is inviting Atkinson residents to Kimball Library Courtyard for free Ice Cream Social and Summer Concert featuring the Timberlane Community Band on Thursday, August 20th, 2015. The Ice cream social starts approximately 5:30 p.m. follow by the music by our local finest musicians. Bring your lawn chairs, blanket to sit on. This will be a great way to spend hot summer night with your friends and family. This event is co-sponsored by the Atkinson Recreation Department and the Kimball Library. No registration required for this event. Please call Noriko at 362-5531for more information or any question.

Also Elder Services will be joining the Recreation Department at the Kimball Library Courtyard on August 20, 2015 to coincide with the recreation department and Kimball Library’s ice cream social and community concert for their fundraiser cookout. Courtyard will open at 4 pm and cookout starts approximately 4:30 pm. All proceeds from the $3.00 charge for a meal of hamburger or hotdog, chips and a drink will go directly towards “Elder Service Transportation Fund”. You may purchase the meal tickets in advance. Call Jean 362-9582 for more information.

Aug 13

Community Center Special Events

Atkinson Recreation is sponsoring two new events, CPR/AED training as well as Archery Classes. For more information, please go to the Community Center page.

June 1

2015 Trash Pickup Schedule

To view the most current Northside Carting trash pickup schedule please click here, or go to the Municipal Waste page.

May 22

Town Administrator Search Committee

The Board of Selectmen is seeking volunteers to participate on a search committee to help select the next Town Administrator. The committee will be active from mid-August through the end of October. If you are interested please contact Bill Innes by email at or call 603.362.1060. You may also stop by Town hall and fill out and volunteer application.

May 22

Town of Atkinson Volunteer Openings

As of May 22, 2015 there are still several Town volunteer and appointed positions left unfilled. To see an updated list of available positions click here. If you would like to volunteer to serve the Town in one of these positions please contact Bill Innes by email at or call 603.362.1060. Anyone interested in signing up for an open position may also download and fill out the Application for Committee Appointment and return it to the Selectmen’s Office.

May 4

Low and Moderate Income Homeowners’ Property Tax Relief

DP-8 Low and Moderate Income Homeowners’ Property Tax Relief forms are now available. To obtain a DP-8 go to the Available Forms and Documents section of the Selectmen's web page. You can also find the form on the state website, as well as in the Atkinson Town Hall.

April 20

Selectmen's Meeting Agenda

Please note that when the Selectmen's meeting Agenda is provided to the webmaster as an additional method of posting (in addition to ACTV and the Town Hall bulletin board), they can be found as follows:

At the top of the home page, click on the "Calendar" link.

On the "Town Government Calendar" select the "Agenda" tab.

Click on the text "Selectmens Meeting" under the date of interest. The agenda will drop down and display.

Apr 19

2015 Atkinson Mosquito Control

Mosquito collection and testing in the town of Atkinson will begin in June, 2015. Services will be performed by Swamp Inc. For more information on testing, collection and traps as well as many other details click here.

Mar 10

2015 Atkinson Election Results

To view the results of the voting for Town of Atkinson and the Timberlane School District please click here.

Feb 22

2014 Atkinson Annual Report

The 2014 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 2014 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.

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.

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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