Town of


101 Main St. Ashland, MA 01721
Phone: 508-881-0100

Town Manager:

Michael Herbert

Select Board:

Claudia Bennett
Yolanda Greaves
Makeda Keegan
Brandi Kinsman
Joseph Magnani

Annual Town Meeting:

May 1, 2024
May, 1st Wednesday

Municipal Election:

May 21, 2024
May, 3rd Tuesday


Population Density1,505
Registered Voters12,155
Income Per Capita$59,335
EQV Per Capita$193,641
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate76.7%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$532,000
Median Gross Rent$2,273
Total Households7,653
Average Household Size2.42

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.77
Commercial Tax Rate$13.77
Average Tax Bill$8,193
Total Expenditures$68,004,069
Total Tax Levy$53,021,123
State Aid$11,869,470
Local Receipts$4,349,885
CPA Year Enacted2002
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Ashland

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Ashland is rich with history, a strong community, and active recreation. Nestled between Boston and Worcester, Ashland is easily accessible for work, travel, and play.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1846
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area12.3 mi2
Public Roads82.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Karen Spilka

Mass. House

Jack Patrick Lewis

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