Town of


549 Main St. Chatham, MA 02633

Phone: 508-945-5100

Town Manager:

Jill Goldsmith

Select Board:

Shareen Davis
Jeffrey Dykens
Cory Metters
Dean Nicastro
Michael Schell

Annual Town Meeting:

May 13, 2024
May, 2nd Monday (unless the Select Board votes on or before December 31st of the preceding year to establish another date within the month of May)

Municipal Election:

May 9, 2024
takes place within an eight-day period after the commencement of the Annual Town Meeting


Population Density416
Registered Voters5,964
Income Per Capita$70,620
EQV Per Capita$1,308,187
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate86.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$741,800
Median Gross Rent$1,132
Total Households3,164
Average Household Size2.02

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$3.88
Commercial Tax Rate$3.88
Average Tax Bill$5,254
Total Expenditures$44,667,472
Total Tax Levy$38,480,334
State Aid$234,694
Local Receipts$11,083,900
CPA Year Enacted2002
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Chatham

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Founded in 1712, Chatham maintains its small-town charm and historic character. It’s a highly desirable place to live and visit, uniquely located at the “elbow” of Cape Cod with more than 60 miles of shoreline.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1712
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area16.1 mi2
Public Roads122.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCape Cod Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Julian Cyr

Mass. House

Sarah Peake

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