Our Community

Welcome to Chesterfield! We are a vibrant, small town located in the southwest corner of New Hampshire, surrounded by scenic beauty and recreational opportunities. Our Chesterfield community is close-knit and vibrant. Many local residents are involved in community affairs, engaged in the growth of our economy and passionate about maintaining and continuing to improve the quality of life in our town.


Whether you are living in Chesterfield, relocating here, planning a visit, want to grow your business or bring it to Chesterfield, we are glad you have found us. Let us know how we can best serve you.

New Hampshire's famous motto is “Live Free or Die," and residents here are largely free of the fear of crime, with the third-lowest violent-crime rate in the nation. The future is bright, with America’s lowest child-poverty rate. And strong antidiscrimination laws help ensure that everyone shares those freedoms. In this quiet corner of New England, quality of life is solid.

Living in Chesterfield

There are abundant opportunities to be involved in music, acting, painting, or other creative arts. Our beautiful, vibrant public library is located right in the town center.

The weekly Farmer’s Market allows the opportunity to purchase the freshest produce, honey, baked and canned goods along with free range eggs and farm-raised meats. It is a great time to meet and greet your friends and neighbors. Farm stands in town offer their goods throughout the week vibrant Food Co-ops are quickly reached in nearby Keene NH and Brattleboro VT.


There’s music at the town beach, story hours at the library, the playground by the town hall, events presented by the Historical Society, and holiday traditions including the tree lighting ceremony. Chesterfield also honors its heritage at the Old Home Day Event with tug-of-war between the fire and police departments, stilt races, food, live entertainment, local vendors and good old-fashioned fun.

Broadband access in Chesterfield is available from several vendors including Comcast, Argent, WiValley, and Consolidated. These providers use various technologies including DSL, Coax Cable, wireless, and fiber (very soon). Download speeds up to 100 Mbps are currently available at many locations in town. By the end of 2020, a new fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) network will be installed in town and this service will be available to provide download speeds up to 1 Gbps to every location in town.