Watercolor by Diane Kidd

Welcome to Hancock

Welcome to Hancock, New Hampshire, incorporated November 5, 1779! Hancock is a quaint and historic community nestled in the Monadnock Region and named for one of its original proprietors and first signer of the Declaration of Independence, John Hancock. W.W. Hayward has been quoted in an 1879 address as saying: “No pleasanter homes can be found anywhere than here; no truer hearts, no better men and women. They make good citizens and good members of society.” The same rings true today, as the community continues its commitment to historic preservation, land protection and education.

The Selectboard,
Town of Hancock, New Hampshire

March 6, 2015

Sean Kerwin, Byron Niederhelman, Karen Nigh, N. Sherman
Black and white photos: Town of Hancock Photo Collection

 

Official Town Notices

  • Town of Hancock - Public Notice
    The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 7 p.m. for new registrations and...
  • Notice of Change in Selectboard Meetings
    The Selectboard has changed their meeting times for the summer to the following: 1:00 p.m. the first Monday of...
  • Notice of Meeting
    The Hancock Selectboard will meet Monday, June 18, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Barbara Caverly meeting room at the Town...
  • Notice of Meeting
    The Hancock Selectboard will meet Monday, June 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the Barbara Caverly meeting room at the Town...
  • Notice of Meeting
    The Hancock Selectboard will meet Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Barbara Caverly meeting room at the Town Office.