Town of Amherst NH

Conservation Commission (ACC)

The Amherst Conservation Commission (ACC) typically meets the second Wednesday… [more]

Conservation Commission (ACC) Conservation Commission (ACC)

Heritage Commission

The Heritage Commission consists of five members and five alternates, all of… [more]

Heritage Commission Heritage Commission

Library Trustees

Board of Trustees Nancy Baker, Chair 2015 William Cassidy, Treasurer 2016 Kim… [more]

Library Trustees Library Trustees

Fire Department

Central Station 177 Amherst Street.Business hours 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday -… [more]

Fire Department Fire Department


Please use the link to go directly to the library's website at Address:   14… [more]

Library Library

Peabody Mill Environmental Center

History    School Programs    Contact Us    Directions    FAQ's  … [more]

Peabody Mill Environmental Center Peabody Mill Environmental Center

Public Works

Transfer Station     Solid Waste Task Force Stormwater II Committee … [more]

Public Works Public Works


Please visit our website for a complete listing of available programs. Join… [more]

Recreation Recreation

Tax Collector

Tax Collector's Office Address: Town Hall, 2 Main St., P.O.  Box 960, Amherst,… [more]

Tax Collector Tax Collector

Town Administrator

Office of the Town Administrator Second Floor of the Town Hall, 8 AM to 4 PM… [more]

Town Administrator Town Administrator


Here are answers to some question that may help you find your way around the… [more]


About Amherst

The Town of Amherst is located  in the southern tier of the State of New Hampshire… [more]

About Amherst About Amherst

Transfer Station Demolition Fee Policy (pdf)

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.

CNN Money

As part of its “Best Places to Live” feature, CNN Money recently cited Amherst (#6) as one of the 20 least crowded towns in America.

Google Google – which has identified one digital capital for every state in the U.S. as part of its eCities Awards – recently named Amherst as the digital capital of New Hampshire for its savvy use of digital media in support of its businesses.
Yankee Magazine Yankee Magazine featured Amherst in its blog: Explore New England and recently ranked Amherst's village commons as one of the top five town greens in New England.
Amherst Seal The Town of Amherst was awarded over $500,000 in federal, state, and local grants in the past four years for innovative programs in fire management, emergency management, and communications.
  We invite you to take a closer look at what makes Amherst such a great community. [Read More...]