Town of


307 Main St. P.O. Box 575 Gilbertville, MA 02645-2415
Phone: 413-477-6197

Town Administrator:

Nicole Parker

Select Board:

Kelly Kemp
Julie Quink
William Tinker

Annual Town Meeting:

June 8, 2024
May, 1st Monday

Municipal Election:

May 4, 2024
April, 2nd Monday


Population Density69
Registered Voters1,947
Income Per Capita$29,421
EQV Per Capita$109,024
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate72.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$218,000
Median Gross Rent$1,013
Total Households1,028
Average Household Size2.57

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$13.30
Commercial Tax Rate$13.30
Average Tax Bill$4,287
Total Expenditures$5,886,798
Total Tax Levy$4,547,513
State Aid$696,406
Local Receipts$988,384
Town Hall of Hardwick

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Seated 20 miles west of the city of Worcester, Hardwick is a pleasant town that has retained its agricultural roots with the Hardwick Fair, now the oldest annual fair in the United States.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1739
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area38.6 mi2
Public Roads86.4 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCentral Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

James McGovern

Mass. Senate

Peter J. Durant

Mass. House

Donald Berthiaume, Jr.

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