Town of


8 Park St. Adams, MA 01220
Phone: 413-743-8300

Town Administrator:

Jay Green

Select Board:

Richard Blanchard
John Duval
Christine Hoyt
Joseph Nowak
Howard Rosenberg

Annual Town Meeting:

May 30, 2023
May, Tuesday after Memorial Day

Municipal Election:

May 1, 2023
May, 1st Monday


Population Density357
Registered Voters6,323
Income Per Capita$23,407
EQV Per Capita$67,271
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate57.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$167,500
Median Gross Rent$837
Total Households3,948
Average Household Size2.06

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$20.89
Commercial Tax Rate$26.16
Average Tax Bill$3,472
Total Expenditures$16,359,346
Total Tax Levy$12,451,743
State Aid$2,844,638
Local Receipts$1,440,686
Town Hall of Adams

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

A quintessential New England mill town with a picture-perfect downtown, Adams is home to Mount Greylock, the highest peak in the Commonwealth, and Greylock Glen, and is fast becoming a popular destination for outdoor recreation.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1778
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyRepresentative Town Meeting
Size of Representative Town Meeting150


Area22.9 mi2
Public Roads76.6 mi
Regional Planning AgencyBerkshire Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

John P. Barrett, III

Income Per Capita

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