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American Rescue Plan Act

 News & Alerts

7/30/2021 - Merrimack County is pleased to annouce the promotion of Department of Corrections employee Travis Cushman to the position of major. Congratulations Major Cushman!

6/23/2021 - After a nationwide search, the Merrimack County Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of Joseph Costanzo as the Superintendent of the Merrimack County Department of Corrections. 

4/30/2021 - After 30 years of working in corrections, Superintendent Ross Cunningham has retired from the Department of Corrections and appointed as the County Administrator for Merrimack County.

3/12/2021 - Budget approved by the Merrimack County Delegation.

Information regarding Merrimack County's response to COVID-19.

Please view this document before joining any of our Zoom meetings.  


 Upcoming Events

Zoom information for all Board of Commissioners meetings

Zoom information for all Commissioners working meetings

10/26/2021 @ 3:30pm - Board of Commissioners meeting

11/09/2021 @ 3:30pm - Board of Commissioners meeting

11/23/2021 @ 3:30pm - Board of Commissioners meeting

Every Monday @ 10:30am there will be an American Rescue Plan Act meeting



Information on the Merrimack Fiscal Budget, the Board of Commissioners meeting minutes and our administrative calendar for the upcoming year.


Serving Merrimack County and environs by providing security, supervision, and assistance to persons remanded into their custody.

Juvenile Diversion.

Merrimack County offers a successful juvenile diversion program and a visitation center for custodial and noncustodial parents to meet in a neutral location.

Register of Deeds.

Providing records and documentation on ownership of property, mortgages, and other instruments that relate to real property in the county.

Visitation Center.

Developed to create a safe visitation/exchange alternative for families who have experienced domestic violence.

Request for Proposals

Merrimack County is seeking proposals for products and services. Each RFP document contains the requirements for the proposal that has been posted.

Adult Diversion.

The Merrimack County Diversion Center holds eligible defendants accountable while providing resources, skills, and education to prevent new crimes.

County Attorney.

Award winning resources to help reduce crime due to addiction (DATA), juvenile programs, and information for the victims and witnesses of crimes in the county.

Nursing Home.

Based in Boscawen, NH, this positive and caring environment is staffed by professionals working with residents and families to meet their long term care needs.

Sheriff's Office.

Providing safety and service county-wide for the residents of Merrimack county, upholding our Mission Statement:  "working together for a safer community.”

Advocacy Center.

Working to strengthen and protect children, families and the community through a multi-disciplinary team approach that emphasizes early intervention, coordinated investigations and collaborative action plans.

Human Resources.

Search for current county job postings and view a range of resources for county employee benefits.

Pretrial Services.

Helping county courts determine appropriate bail settings and alternative criminal justice programs for defendants through interviews and background checks.

UNH Extension.

Strengthening families, sustaining natural resources, and improving the economy through research and informal educational programs.

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  • About Merrimack County

    Merrimack County is a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire which has two cities and twenty-five towns. In 2006 the population was 148,085. Its county seat is Concord. The center of population of New Hampshire is located in Merrimack County, in the town of Pembroke. Merrimack County was organized at Concord in 1823, and is named for the Merrimack River. It was formed by removing towns from northern Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties.

    In 1841 its original scope was somewhat reduced by the creation of Belknap County. The county has a total area of 956 square miles (2,476 km2), of which 934 sq mi (2,419 km2) is land and 22 sq mi (57 km2) (2.31%) is water.

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    Merrimack County Administration
    333 Daniel Webster Highway, Suite #2
    Boscawen, NH 03303
  • Call us
    (603) 796-6800