Town of


412 Main St. P.O. Box 560 Ashfield, MA 01330
Phone: 413-628-4441

Town Administrator:

Paul McLatchy III

Select Board:

Thomas Carter
Steven Gougeon
Todd Olanyk

Annual Town Meeting:

May 4, 2024
May, 1st Saturday

Municipal Election:

May 4, 2024
May, 1st Saturday


Population Density42
Registered Voters1,423
Income Per Capita$29,593
EQV Per Capita$173,511
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate84.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$339,300
Median Gross Rent$840
Total Households819
Average Household Size2.08

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$17.61
Commercial Tax Rate$17.61
Average Tax Bill$5,003
Total Expenditures$5,384,808
Total Tax Levy$5,029,083
State Aid$345,093
Local Receipts$304,700
Town Hall of Ashfield

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Ashfield is a small hill town community offering spectacular landscapes of forest and field. With rich agricultural and creative traditions, Ashfield continues today as a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, family farmers, artists/artisans, and others.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1765
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area40 mi2
Public Roads83.4 mi
Regional Planning AgencyFranklin Regional Council of Governments


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

Natalie Blais

Income Per Capita

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