Town of


80 Church St. Cheshire, MA 01225
Phone: 413-743-1690

Town Administrator:

Jennifer Morse

Select Board:

Ronald DeAngelis
Michelle Francesconi
Raymond Killeen
Jason Levesque
Shawn McGrath

Annual Town Meeting:

June 10, 2024
June, 2nd Monday

Municipal Election:

May 6, 2024
May, 1st Monday


Population Density121
Registered Voters2,462
Income Per Capita$32,228
EQV Per Capita$117,497
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate88.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$234,200
Median Gross Rent$1,277
Total Households1,547
Average Household Size2.09

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$11.97
Commercial Tax Rate$11.97
Average Tax Bill$3,258
Total Expenditures$6,373,083
Total Tax Levy$4,728,651
State Aid$927,471
Local Receipts$978,862
Town Hall of Cheshire

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Located within the valley of the Hoosic River in Berkshire County, Cheshire has a traditional town center and outdoor recreation assets including the Hoosac Lake, the Appalachian Trail, the Father Tom Campsite and the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1793
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area26.8 mi2
Public Roads58.3 mi
Regional Planning AgencyBerkshire Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

John P. Barrett, III

Income Per Capita

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