Welcome to Amherst, New Hampshire

A beautiful rural-suburban community that artfully combines centuries of history with 21st century innovation, making it one of the best towns in America in which to live, raise a family, and grow a business.   

Town Hall Hours 8am-4pm  ~   Town Clerk Hours 9am-3pm and Tuesdays 4:30pm-6:30pm

The Town Deliberative Meeting will be at Souhegan High School at 7PM Wednesday February 8, 2023

Local Election- March 14, 2023 6AM - 8PM at Souhegan High School 

Filing Period for Town of Amherst- For more information, CLICK HERE


To read the inaugural AMHERST TOWN NEWSLETTER, please click here


Amherst Water Main Extension (CLICK HERE)


Masks are optional. Please respect other's choices.

 Have you checked out our Vimeo Channel to view the recent Zoom meetings of our Town Boards, Commissions and Committees? Click: ***HERE TO VIEW***

Letter from the Fourth of July Committee: »

Greetings!  It is hard to believe that it is time to start planning the July 4th celebration already!  Our next meeting...

Thornton Ferry Rd 1 Bridge Closure Update - 1/12/2023 »

We have established a work schedule and project timeline for the temporary bridge project at Thornton Ferry I over...


Department of Public Works: WINTER HELP NEEDED:

12/2/2022 News regarding the Thornton Ferry 1 Bridge: »

Thornton Ferry Rd 1 Bridge Closure Update:The bid process for a temporary bridge is now complete. We are pleased to...

How would you like the Town's historic center to look and feel? What would make it feel more inviting?  »

The Town has brought in Mobycon, a Dutch-American mobility planning and design firm to re-imagine the streets in the...

Upcoming Events

January 31, 2023 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
February 1, 2023 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
February 2, 2023 - 6:00pm
February 6, 2023 - 4:00pm
February 7, 2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm