Town of


P.O. Box 429 Hamilton, MA 01936
Phone: 978-468-5570

Town Manager:

Joseph Domelowicz Jr.

Select Board:

Caroline Beaulieu
Shawn Farrell
Tom Myers
William Olson
William Wilson

Annual Town Meeting:

April 1, 2023
April, 1st Saturday

Municipal Election:

April 6, 2023
April, 1st Thursday after opening of Town Meeting


Population Density533
Registered Voters5,606
Income Per Capita$79,695
EQV Per Capita$232,271
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate81.9%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$589,900
Median Gross Rent$1,356
Total Households2,567
Average Household Size2.90

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$17.88
Commercial Tax Rate$17.88
Average Tax Bill$11,249
Total Expenditures$32,097,861
Total Tax Levy$31,830,101
State Aid$961,227
Local Receipts$1,932,424
CPA Year Enacted2005
CPA Surcharge2.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Hamilton

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Hamilton is a bucolic, rural suburb in central Essex County with a population of just under 8,000 residents. It is known for its open spaces, horse culture and an excellent regional school system that it shares with neighboring Wenham.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1793
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area14.2 mi2
Public Roads52.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Bruce Tarr

Mass. House

Kristin Kassner

Income Per Capita

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