Town of


P.O. Box 438 Assonet, MA 02702
Phone: 508-644-2201

Interim Town Administrator:

Deborah Pettey

Select Board:

Carlos Lopes
Trevor Matthews
Jared Zager

Annual Town Meeting:

June 3, 2024
June, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

April 1, 2024
April, 1st Monday


Population Density267
Registered Voters6,871
Income Per Capita$42,049
EQV Per Capita$197,030
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate91%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$457,400
Median Gross Rent$1,775
Total Households3,243
Average Household Size2.80

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.71
Commercial Tax Rate$20.38
Average Tax Bill$5,072
Total Expenditures$27,562,474
Total Tax Levy$26,092,830
State Aid$2,544,002
Local Receipts$3,073,000
Town Hall of Freetown

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Established in 1683, Freetown has two historic villages: Assonet and East Freetown. It is home to the Freetown-Fall River State Forest, the Assonet River, Long Pond, and great schools.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1683
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area34.5 mi2
Public Roads107.8 mi
Regional Planning AgencySoutheastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Jake Auchincloss

Mass. Senate

Michael Rodrigues

Mass. House

Carole Fiola
Paul Schmid, III

Income Per Capita

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