Town of


10 Mechanic St. Bellingham, MA 02019
Phone: 508-657-2800

Town Administrator:

Denis Fraine

Select Board:

Michael Connor
Michael Hennessy
Ann Odabashian
Sahan Sahin

Annual Town Meeting:

May 24, 2023
May, 4th Wednesday

Municipal Election:

May 2, 2023
May, 1st Tuesday


Population Density923
Registered Voters12,410
Income Per Capita$38,417
EQV Per Capita$168,413
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$14.08
Commercial Tax Rate$20.08
Average Tax Bill$5,073
Total Expenditures$58,339,777
Total Tax Levy$48,668,543
State Aid$12,313,712
Local Receipts$5,078,550
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.


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


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


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Rebecca Rausch

Mass. House

Michael Soter

Income Per Capita

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