Welcome to the Town of Northwood!

The Town of Northwood was founded in 1773 and is home to 4,241 year-round residents. Situated on Route 4 the Town is on the main thoroughfare between Concord and Portsmouth and sees an average of 13,000 commuters every day.

Mission Statement

The Town of Northwood New Hampshire seeks sustainable growth that protects our natural and historic resources, while preserving our values, qualities, and culture.

To promote and improve our quality of living, enhance our sense of community, and preserve the integrity of our small-town heritage.

We are committed to providing excellence in service for all citizens, businesses, and visitors through constant improvement and determination. We strive to sustain the public trust through open and responsive government, and we encourage public participation from our citizens and businesses.

News and Notices
All news
Priority News

Memorial Day Monday May 30th: All Town Offices and non-public safety departments will be closed Memorial Day Monday May 30th Read more

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony: Parade beginning at Town Hall 10am Read more

Site Walk

Meeting on Tue at 05:30pm Planning Board
State Filing

State Filing

Posted on Tue at 12:37pm Town Clerk/Tax Collector
Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

Posted on Wed, May 18 at 03:51pm Employment
The Northwood Emergency Food Pantry

The Northwood Emergency Food Pantry

Posted on Mon, May 16 at 11:03am Human Services
Dogs renewals and new

Dogs renewals and new

Posted on Wed, May 18 at 05:15pm Town Clerk/Tax Collector
Herbicide Use Notification

Herbicide Use Notification

Posted on Mon, Apr 25 at 10:55am Administration Department


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  • Sat, May 28

    Work Session - Recreation Commission02:00pm at 11 Strafford Road Residence
  • Mon, May 30

    Town Offices Closed - Memorial Day - Administration Department08:00am
  • Tue, May 31

    Site Walk - Planning Board05:30pm at Spirit of Adventure Camp 292 Blakes Hill Road
    • Tue, Jun 7

      Recreation Commission Meeting - Recreation Commission06:00pm at Center School Building
      Conservation Commission - Conservation Commission07:00pm
    • Thu, Jun 9

      Planning Board - Planning Board06:30pm
    • Tue, Jun 14

      Board of Selectmen Meeting - Board of Selectmen06:00pm
    • Mon, Jun 20

      250th Steering Committee - Town of Northwood 250th Anniversary Steering Committee06:30pm at Community Center
    • Tue, Jun 21

      Police Commission Meeting - Police Commission05:00pm at Town Hall
    • Thu, Jun 23

      Planning Board - Planning Board06:30pm
    • Mon, Jun 27

      Zoning Board Meeting - Zoning Board of Adjustment06:30pm