Town of

Bellingham

Massachusetts
www.bellinghamma.org
10 Mechanic St. Bellingham, MA 02019
selectmen@bellinghamma.org
Phone: 508-657-2800

Town Administrator:

Denis Fraine

Select Board:

Jennifer Altomante
Michael Hennessy
Donald Martinis
Ann Odabashian
Sahan Sahin

Annual Town Meeting:

May 22, 2024
May, 4th Wednesday

Municipal Election:

June 4, 2024
June, 1st Tuesday

Demographics

Population16,905
Population Density921
Registered Voters12,223
Income Per Capita$41,502
EQV Per Capita$196,224
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate78.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$344,600
Median Gross Rent$1,628
Total Households6,250
Average Household Size2.71

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.05
Commercial Tax Rate$18.57
Average Tax Bill$5,227
Total Expenditures$59,383,237
Total Tax Levy$50,998,489
State Aid$12,352,445
Local Receipts$5,625,550
Town Hall of Bellingham

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Allegedly named for a governor who presided over the trial of the first Baptists in the colony, Bellingham is located in Norfolk County, south of the Charles River, along the "outer belt" that is I-495.

Governance

Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1719
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting

Geography

CountyNorfolk
Area18.4 mi2
Public Roads101.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council

Representation

U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Rebecca Rausch

Mass. House

Michael Soter
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