Cheshire County


Cheshire County

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Cheshire County


February 28 @ 1:30 PM

Maplewood Activity – Worship Service

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March 5 @ 10:00 AM

New Hampshire Association of Counties Monthly Meeting

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March 7 @ 1:30 PM

Maplewood Activity – Worship Service

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News and Alerts


Public Hearings Notice – County of Cheshire – Community Development Block Grants

Public Hearings Notice County of Cheshire Community Development Block Grants The Cheshire County Commissioners will hold 3 public hearings on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 8:30 a.m.  Pursuant to Emergency Order #12, issued by the Governor of the State of New Hampshire and Executive Order 2020-04, the public hearings will be conducted electronically via the […]


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Public Notice – Intent to Apply for Federal Transit Administration Sec. 5310 Funding

Public Notice Intent to Apply for Federal Transit Administration Sec. 5310 Funding The Monadnock Region Coordinating Council for Community Transportation will review and make decisions on the use of $163,333 of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 Formula funds for New Hampshire Regional Coordinating Council Regions 5 and 6 at its meeting at 9:00 a.m. […]


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2021 Commissioners Proposed Budget & Letter to the Delegation and Towns

The 2021 Commissioners Proposed Budget that is being sent to the County Delegation can be found here: 2021 Commissioner’s Proposed Budget The 2021 Commissioners Budget Letter to the Delegation and Towns can be found here: 2021 Commissioner’s Budget Letter


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Project Updates


Maplewood Nursing Home 3D Walk-through

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Reconstruction of Maplewood Project – 2017

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Registry of Deeds

The Registry of Deeds processes information related to selling and buying of property


County government consists of two branches; a Legislative Branch, the County Delegation, comprised of twenty-four elected Representatives, and an Executive Branch, consisting of three Commissioners

Maplewood Nursing Home

Maplewood of Cheshire County is dedicated to providing exceptional, professional nursing care in a friendly home environment

Department of Corrections

The prime goal is the operation of a safe, humane facility that provides programs and services that afford inmates opportunities for positive change


High quality civil process services, transportation of prisoners, court security, public safety communications and law enforcement

Behavioral Health

The Alternative Sentencing Program and Mental Health Court serves the local criminal justice system and the community

County Attorney

The office of the Cheshire County Attorney consists of the County Attorney and five Assistant County Attorneys


The County grants manager oversees the fiscal and contractual obligations of all county grants and writes and/or coordinates the application process of new grants.

Human Resources

The human resources manager is the designated Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for Cheshire County as it relates to employment


The Finance Department is Responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Budget Preparation, and more


Cheshire County Safety Department ensures that the County provides a safe and healthful workplace free of recognized hazards and in accordance with established policies and procedures

Drug Court

The Drug Court team includes, the Superior Court Judge, Probation, Law Enforcement, County Attorney, Public Defenders, House of Corrections, Case Management Coordinator, and Treatment options.

County Delegation

The primary role of the County Delegation is to appropriate the necessary funds to operate the county.


Cheshire County

Cheshire County, New Hampshire covers 23 towns and 729 square miles in the southwestern corner of the state. The Connecticut and Ashuelot (Ash-WHEEL-ot) rivers run through the county and the most hiked mountain in the world, Mt. Monadnock (3,165ft.) is found in Cheshire County.

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Work for Cheshire County

View current job openings. Cheshire County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Work with Cheshire County

View current requests for proposals on Cheshire County projects.