Town of

Holden

Massachusetts
www.holdenma.gov
1204 Main St. Holden, MA 01520-1093
townmanager@holdenma.gov
Phone: 508-210-5501

Town Manager:

Peter Lukes

Select Board:

Richard Bates
Thomas Curran
Geraldine Herlihy
Stephanie Mulroy
Anthony Renzoni

Annual Town Meeting:

May 15, 2023
May, Monday following the 2nd Monday

Municipal Election:

May 8, 2023
May, 2nd Monday

Demographics

Population19,905
Population Density567
Registered Voters14,956
Income Per Capita$45,889
EQV Per Capita$134,132
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$16.56
Commercial Tax Rate$16.56
Average Tax Bill$6,382
Total Expenditures$52,153,503
Total Tax Levy$46,316,744
State Aid$2,349,106
Local Receipts$5,547,693
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.

Governance

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

Geography

CountyWorcester
Area35.1 mi2
Public Roads130.2 mi
Regional Planning AgencyCentral Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission

Representation

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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