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. 4,279 (2013 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)
The Recreation Department is seeking lifeguards for the 2015 summer season. Read more.read more
The 2015 Sample Town Ballot is now available.read more
The Northwood Recreation Commission meeting that is originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Northwood Town Hall has been re-located to Cooperhill Pizzeria.
The 2014 Northwood Town Report is now online. The print version is at the printers and should be available shortly. Read more.read more
The NH Division of Motor Vehicles has notified us that their website has been updated to include all current forms and applications.read more
The 2015 Northwood Voter's Guide is now online.read more
The proposed 2015 Warrant Articles as amended at Deliberative Session are now online.read more