Town of


55 Main Road Colrain, MA 01340-5500
Phone: 413-624-3454

Town Coordinator:

Kevin Fox

Select Board:

Benjamin Eastman
Thomas Griffin
Emily Thurber

Annual Town Meeting:

June 13, 2023

Municipal Election:

May 2, 2023


Population Density37
Registered Voters1,262
Income Per Capita$28,573
EQV Per Capita$113,726
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate82.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$230,400
Median Gross Rent$1,006
Total Households726
Average Household Size2.33

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$20.48
Commercial Tax Rate$20.48
Average Tax Bill$4,113
Total Expenditures$4,391,743
Total Tax Levy$3,934,981
State Aid$382,012
Local Receipts$204,530
Town Hall of Colrain

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Located in Franklin County, Colrain was first settled in 1735 and incorporated in 1761. The quaint community houses nine historic village areas, although much of the town's land lives outside these villages.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1761
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area43.1 mi2
Public Roads87.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencyFranklin Regional Council of Governments


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

Natalie Blais

Income Per Capita

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