Town of


1204 Main St. Holden, MA 01520-1093
Phone: 508-210-5501

Town Manager:

Peter Lukes

Select Board:

Thomas Curran
Geraldine Herlihy
Linda Long-Bellil
Stephanie Mulroy
Anthony Renzoni

Annual Town Meeting:

May 20, 2024
May, Monday following the 2nd Monday

Municipal Election:

May 13, 2024
May, 2nd Monday


Population Density567
Registered Voters15,004
Income Per Capita$48,972
EQV Per Capita$148,669
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate86.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$359,600
Median Gross Rent$1,342
Total Households7,180
Average Household Size2.71

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$14.99
Commercial Tax Rate$14.99
Average Tax Bill$6,633
Total Expenditures$54,900,280
Total Tax Levy$48,002,546
State Aid$2,489,948
Local Receipts$5,812,414
Town Hall of Holden

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Holden is located in the beautiful rolling hills of central Massachusetts, just north of Worcester, and about 40 miles west of Boston. Its town square was donated by John Hancock, the former governor of Massachusetts.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1741
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area35.1 mi2
Public Roads130.2 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

Kimberly Ferguson

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