Town of


5 Alford Center Road Alford, MA 01230
Phone: 413-528-4536

Select Board Chair:

Charles Ketchen

Select Board:

Peggy Rae Henden-Wilson
Charles Ketchen
Peter Puciloski

Annual Town Meeting:

May 9, 2023
May, 2nd Tuesday

Municipal Election:

May 16, 2023
May, 3rd Tuesday


Population Density42
Registered Voters371
Income Per Capita$33,770
EQV Per Capita$575,897
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate95.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$682,600
Total Households220
Average Household Size2.11

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$5.25
Commercial Tax Rate$5.25
Average Tax Bill$4,193
Total Expenditures$1,633,918
Total Tax Levy$1,575,716
State Aid$20,489
Local Receipts$164,700
Town Hall of Alford

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Alford is a small community of approximately 400 residents and 17 miles of roads. In the mid 1900s, Alford had 12 working farms. Today, there are two.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1773
Chief Municipal OfficialSelect Board Chair
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area11.5 mi2
Public Roads17.6 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

William Pignatelli

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