Town of


584 Main St. Athol, MA 01331
Phone: 978-721-8500

Town Manager:

Shaun Suhoski

Select Board:

Rebecca Bialecki
Brian Dodge
Kala Fisher
Stephen Raymond
Andrew Sujdak

Annual Town Meeting:

June 10, 2024
June, 2nd Monday

Municipal Election:

April 1, 2024
April, 1st Monday


Population Density369
Registered Voters8,116
Income Per Capita$23,504
EQV Per Capita$89,086
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate70.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$183,200
Median Gross Rent$889
Total Households4,734
Average Household Size2.49

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$14.04
Commercial Tax Rate$14.04
Average Tax Bill$3,495
Total Expenditures$22,821,883
Total Tax Levy$16,503,439
State Aid$3,362,128
Local Receipts$3,271,670
Town Hall of Athol

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

A quintessential New England community whose growth was powered by the Millers River and the mills that spawned its manufacturing legacy, Athol remains the residential and commercial hub of the idyllic North Quabbin region of the Commonwealth. (Photo credit: Mitchell R. Grosky)


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1762
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area32.3 mi2
Public Roads114.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMontachusett Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Jo Comerford

Mass. House

Susannah Whipps

Income Per Capita

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