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 5, 2023
June, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

April 3, 2023
April, 1st Monday


Population Density267
Registered Voters6,865
Income Per Capita$39,541
EQV Per Capita$175,131
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate90.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$394,400
Median Gross Rent$1,561
Total Households3,369
Average Household Size2.69

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$12.06
Commercial Tax Rate$20.56
Average Tax Bill$4,825
Total Expenditures$25,596,139
Total Tax Levy$24,540,527
State Aid$2,421,931
Local Receipts$2,907,850
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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