Town of


462 Main St. Dalton, MA 01226
Phone: 413-684-6111

Town Manager:

Thomas Hutcheson

Select Board:

Robert Bishop
John Boyle
Joseph Diver
Daniel Esko
Marc Strout

Annual Town Meeting:

May 6, 2024
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 13, 2024
May, 2nd Monday


Population Density289
Registered Voters4,756
Income Per Capita$37,609
EQV Per Capita$116,389
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate74.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$262,900
Median Gross Rent$903
Total Households2,907
Average Household Size2.16

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$18.37
Commercial Tax Rate$18.37
Average Tax Bill$4,995
Total Expenditures$17,594,178
Total Tax Levy$14,404,590
State Aid$1,779,907
Local Receipts$2,496,326
Town Hall of Dalton

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

With a population of 6,330, Dalton is a transition town between urban and rural Berkshire County. Established in 1784, we are best known for hosting Crane Currency, maker of US currency paper and other nations’ currency materials.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1784
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area21.8 mi2
Public Roads47.8 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

William Pignatelli

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