Town of


422 Main Road P.O. Box 13 Chesterfield, MA 01012
Phone: 413-296-4771

Town Administrator:

Brenda Lessard

Select Board:

Patricia Colson-Montgomery
Roger Fuller
Donald Willard

Annual Town Meeting:

May 8, 2023
May, 2nd Monday

Municipal Election:

May 1, 2023
May, 1st Monday


Population Density38
Registered Voters980
Income Per Capita$31,221
EQV Per Capita$139,187
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate87.2%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$271,300
Median Gross Rent$1,094
Total Households460
Average Household Size2.36

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$18.25
Commercial Tax Rate$18.25
Average Tax Bill$5,015
Total Expenditures$3,434,315
Total Tax Levy$3,358,150
State Aid$385,589
Local Receipts$241,613
Town Hall of Chesterfield

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Located in the “hill towns” of western Massachusetts, Chesterfield is a quaint town along the Westfield River with many beautiful recreational spots for hiking, walking and bicycling. Home to the beautiful Chesterfield Gorge and Lake Damon, the town’s annual July 4th parade attracts thousands.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1762
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area30.9 mi2
Public Roads58.3 mi
Regional Planning AgencyPioneer Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

Lindsay Sabadosa

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