Town of


895 Main St. Ashby, MA 01431

Phone: 978-386-2424

Select Board Chair:

Dave Nadeau

Select Board:

Mary Calandrella
Douglas Leab
Dave Nadeau

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2023
May, 1st Saturday

Municipal Election:

April 24, 2023
April, 4th Monday


Population Density135
Registered Voters2,599
Income Per Capita$38,603
EQV Per Capita$114,667
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate93.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$288,400
Median Gross Rent$1,024
Total Households1,297
Average Household Size2.46

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$17.69
Commercial Tax Rate$17.69
Average Tax Bill$5,230
Total Expenditures$8,953,935
Total Tax Levy$7,093,430
State Aid$670,188
Local Receipts$737,500
Town Hall of Ashby

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

A small, rural community in the northwest corner of Middlesex County, Ashby has a quintessential New England town common surrounded by historic churches, a brick library, and a restored inn housing its Post Office. The town hosts many fairs and townwide events throughout the year.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1767
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area23.7 mi2
Public Roads64.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMontachusett Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Lori Trahan

Mass. Senate

John Cronin

Mass. House

Margaret Scarsdale

Income Per Capita

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