Town of


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

Town Administrator:

Jay Green

Select Board:

Ann Bartlett
Richard Blanchard
John Duval
Christine Hoyt
Joseph Nowak

Annual Town Meeting:

June 3, 2024
May, Tuesday after Memorial Day

Municipal Election:

May 6, 2024
May, 1st Monday


Population Density354
Registered Voters6,163
Income Per Capita$25,288
EQV Per Capita$73,282
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate61.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$182,700
Median Gross Rent$896
Total Households4,041
Average Household Size2.01

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$18.55
Commercial Tax Rate$25.65
Average Tax Bill$3,560
Total Expenditures$16,441,908
Total Tax Levy$12,876,950
State Aid$2,992,818
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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