Town of


40 West St. Barre, MA 01005

Phone: 978-355-2504

Interim Town Administrator:

Greg Balukonis

Select Board:

John Dixson
Maureen Marshall
Mark Regienus

Annual Town Meeting:

May or June, determined by Board of Selectmen

Municipal Election:

April 1, 2024
April, 1st Monday


Population Density125
Registered Voters4,000
Income Per Capita$30,154
EQV Per Capita$105,616
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate91.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$279,200
Median Gross Rent$1,112
Total Households1,918
Average Household Size2.77

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$15.86
Commercial Tax Rate$15.86
Average Tax Bill$4,462
Total Expenditures$12,768,654
Total Tax Levy$9,538,481
State Aid$1,219,131
Local Receipts$1,367,655
Town Hall of Barre

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Barre is the quintessential small rural town, with a beautiful town common. The villages of South Barre and Barre Plains highlight the community’s cultural history as the location where immigrants settled to work in the mills.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1774
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area44.3 mi2
Public Roads117.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCentral Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Peter J. Durant

Mass. House

Donald Berthiaume, Jr.

Income Per Capita

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