Welcome to the Town of Northwood official website!

Northwood, a bucolic town in southeastern New Hampshire, was founded in 1773 when its first settlers successfully petitioned the Governor's Council requesting separation from Nottingham. Since this section of Nottingham had been known as the great north woods, the newly formed town was called Northwood.

Though thousands of motorists each day see our town only as they hurry along our eight-mile "main street," alias First New Hampshire Turnpike or US Route 4, some call it home.  4,255 (2011 census data) persons are full-time residents and about twice as many have second homes here. Alhough Northwood is sometimes considered a bedroom community, there are more than one hundred small businesses in town, employing from one to over fifty workers each.

Northwood is proud of its nine lakes and ponds, its mountain views, miles of country roads, and its many lovely old homes and public buildings.

Latest News & Announcements(view all)

Board of Selectmen

Board of Selectmen to Meet Tuesday

Board of Selectmen

Posted About 4 hours ago

The Northwood Board of Selectmen will hold a meeting on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Parish Hall at St. Joseph’s Church for the purpose of approving the weekly manifest and signing documents. read more

Recycling/Transfer Station

Proposals Sought for A Concrete Slab at Transfer Station

Recycling/Transfer Station

Posted Yesterday at 07:45am

The Town of Northwood, NH is accepting sealed proposals for the installation of a concrete slab under the dumpsters in the tin can/aluminum can area. Bid packets and specifications are available at the Northwood Town Hall, 818 First NH Turnpike, Northwood, NH.
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Town of Northwood

Trick or Treating in Northwood

Town of Northwood

Posted Mon at 01:13pm

Trick or Treating in Northwood will be Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 7:30 PM.read more

Economic Development Committee

New Northwood Business Directory

Economic Development Committee

Posted Mon at 07:51am

This summer the Northwood Economic Development Committee created and distributed a business directory aimed at people that were visiting our Town. The Northwood EDC is now working on a new, comprehensive business directory that is for use by the local residents.
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Town of Northwood

Remember to VOTE on Election Day

Town of Northwood

Posted Fri at 01:54pm

Please remember to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The polls will be open at the Parish Hall at St. Joseph's, 844 First NH Tpke. from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Every vote counts!read more

Police Commission

Police Commission to Meet at Town Hall

Police Commission

Posted Wed, Sep 17 at 07:48am

The Northwood Police Commission has announced that it will now meet at the Town Hall on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PMread more

Town of Northwood

State Announces Lake Drawdown Schedule for 2014

Town of Northwood

Posted Mon, Sep 15 at 09:41am

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) announced today that the annual fall drawdown of the lakes and ponds controlled by dams owned by NHDES will be initiated according to the schedule listed.read more

Turkey Trot registration is ON

Turkey Trot registration is ON

Recreation Department

Posted Fri, Sep 12 at 01:16pm

Register now for the 2014 Turkey Trot. Don't miss it! Register online athttp://www.active.com/northwood-nh/running/distance-running-races/turkey-trot-2014
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