Click this link for SCAM ALERTS from the Effingham Police Dept.


Granite Rd Bridge Closure


The NH Dept. of Transportation has inspected and ordered immediate closure of the Granite Road bridge over the South River.

Granite Road from Province Lake Road (Route 153) will go through to Chase Mill Road near #50 Granite Road. The other direction from Clough Road will end at #71 Granite Road. An alternate route is over Nutter Road.

Effingham Town Hall Open House Saturday, October 17th, 9am – 3pm

The Trustees and Staff of the Effingham Public Library and the Free & Accepted Masons of Charter Oak Lodge #58 invite you to visit the historic Effingham Town Hall!

2015 Open House Flyer

The Town Clerk/Tax Collector office will be closed October 22 and 23 for training.

Click this link for SCAM ALERTS from the Effingham Police Dept.

Link to NH Dept. of Revenue Admin.: Statewide Tax Rates for 2014


Awardees from the First Annual Town of Effingham Recognition Reception 2014:

Gwen English, Employee of the Year; Deanna Amaral, Elected Official of the Year; William Piekut, Volunteer of the Year; Kathy Maguire, Special Citizen of the Year

New Road Maintenance Line: Call 539-7966 to leave a message

A dedicated line for road maintenance complaints or reports is in place for non-emergency issues. The road maintenance contractor will check messages daily.  Emergencies should be called in to Carroll County Dispatch at 539-2284.

Building Permits Required in the Town of Effingham

If you have any questions as to whether a building project requires a permit, please contact the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Rebecca Boyden, at 539-7147. The permits, Grid and Zoning Ordinance are available online at the Frequent Requests link in the left side bar under “Docs, Forms & Applications”.

Cash only for Tires and Electronics at Transfer Station 

Effective Saturday, April 4th, the attendants at the Effingham Transfer Station will be accepting CASH ONLY (checks will not be accepted) for disposal of tires and applicable electronic equipment only. Tires are $2.00 each and Electronics are $10.00 each. Patrons MUST have a valid, current transfer station permit.

Permits are NOT be sold at the transfer station. Permits must still be purchased at the municipal offices or through the mail on request.


If you would like to enroll in the NH Dept. Of Safety Community Notification Program, please click the link below and fill in the appropriate information to be notified by local emergency response officials in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts.

  Click here to order Reflective Address Markers from the Fire Department. 

Print out the form, complete the information and mail it to the Fire Department. 

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