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!
2015 Deliberative Session
The 2015 Town of Atkinson Deliberative Session will take place on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 10:00 am at the Dyke Autitorium in the Atkinson Academy. This is an opportunity to voice your opinion, discuss the Municipal Budget and make changes to the Warrant Articles that will appear on the ballot in March.
Tax Collectors Winter Hours
Beginning Monday, January 26, 2015 the Atkinson Tax Collector will have new winter hours as follows:
Monday - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Due to the severe snow storm that is forcast to begin tonight, trash pickup will be delayed by one day all week (Tuesday to Wednesday, Wednesday to Thursday and Thursday to Friday).
2015 Open Seats for Election
There are several opportunities for elected positions in the Town of Atkinson in 2015. The filing period opens on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 8:30 am in the Town Clerk's Office, and closes on Friday, January 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm in the Town Clerk's Office. To view a list of open seats Click here.
2014 General Election Results
Click here to view the 2014 General Election Results from the Town of Atkinson.
2014 Tax Rate Calculation
The 2014 Tax Rate Calculation has been posted. To view the details, go to the Available Forms and Documents section of the Tax Collector page.
DESC to Discontinue ESA Service
Effective October 15, 2014, the Division of Emergency Services and Communications (DESC) will be discontinuing the Emergency Stand-Alone (ESA) functionality for isolated phone service for the entire state. To read the entire letter from the DESC to the Selectmen's office click here.
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.
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.
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.