Welcome to Gilsum, NH

Celebrating 250 Years
Gilsum Town Offices and Library
630 Route 10, P.O. Box 67, Gilsum, NH 03448

Town Clerk Hours
Tues 4-7 PM; Wed 8 AM - Noon

Mon 12-4 PM and 6-8 PM; Tue 6-8PM; Wed 12-2 PM; Sat 10 AM - Noon.

Transfer Station
Thurs 1-4PM and Sat 8 AM - 4 PM
Special trash bags required for household waste. Available at the Transfer Station for $2 each.

Rock Swap 2012


  • Community Yoga Yoga has become a popular community activity and we are excited to offer it on Wednesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the Gilsum Congregational Church through May. Join our fabulous instructor Rennae Merchant for some self-awareness, deep breaths, relaxation, and quiet time! All experience levels welcome, please be sure children are old enough to participate for entire hour. This free event is sponsored by the Gilsum Recreation Committee.
    Posted Mar 15, 2017, 6:04 AM by Lenoir McDougal
  • Spring Adult Bingo Night Saturday, April 29th.  Snack bar opens at 5:45pm, games start at 6pm.  Held at the Gilsum Congregational Church.  This is a free event sponsored by the Gilsum Recreation Committee.  
    Posted Jan 24, 2017, 8:55 AM by Lenoir McDougal
  • 53rd Annual Rock Swap & Mineral Show June 24th & 25th at the school field. 
    Posted Jan 24, 2017, 8:53 AM by Lenoir McDougal
  • 200th Anniversary of The Last Bear Hunt of Gilsum 25k Trail Race Tentatively scheduled for Saturday, August 19th at 8am.This trail run celebrates the 200 year anniversary of "The Last Bear Hunt" in Gilsum, New Hampshire. This story is documented in the "History of the Town of Gilsum, New Hampshire 1752-1879" by Silvanus Hayward. Published 1881.The race retraces (roughly) the route taken by the hunters using the historical information cited in the legend. Runners will start north of Gilsum, head south into the Hammond Hollow woods, through Bear's Den Park, over Boynton Hill reaching "Stoddard Woods", and heading back in the direction of downtown Gilsum ending at Old Man Brewery in Gilsum.This is a point to point 25k trail race which circuitously winds through Gilsum and showcases ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2017, 8:52 AM by Lenoir McDougal
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