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Town of Swanzey, NH
Covered Bridge Capital of New Hampshire

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Town Hall open?
The Town Hall is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The Town Hall is closed on the following holidays:

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr./Civil Rights Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Day after Thanksgiving

In case of a weather emergency, the Town Hall may be closed. 

Where is Town Hall located?
The Swanzey Town Hall is located at 620 Old Homestead Highway (Route 32) just south of the Monadnock Regional Jr./Sr. High School. The mailing address is P.O. Box 10009, Swanzey, NH 03446.

For driving directions,
click here.

Where are various Town facilities located?
Swanzey government departments are spread out throughout the community.  To locate the address of any particular department, please refer to the Town Department listings from the home page to locate the department you are seeking. 

Where do I apply for a dog license?

Come to the Town Clerk's office at Swanzey Town Hall.


The State of New Hampshire requires all dogs to be licensed by the time they are three months old. The registrant is required to produce a valid rabies certificate for the dog and, if applicable, a spaying/neutering certificate. With proper documentation and fee, licenses can be obtained by mail. Licenses are issued annually with an expiration date of April 30, each year. Initial licenses are not pro-rated.

Annual dog license fees
$9.00  Male or female
$6.50  Altered male/female or puppy
$2.00  1 dog owned by a senior citizen


When is the Recycling Center open?
97 Pine Street, West Swanzey
Solid Waste Manager Josh Whipple
Hours of Operation
Tuesdays and Fridays – 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays – 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Holiday closures are posted at the Center.


The Town of Swanzey prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital or family status. The Town of Swanzey is an equal opportunity employer. Web site copyright 2010. All rights reserved.