Town of


2-8 School St. Merrimac, MA 01860
Phone: 978-346-8862

Select Board Chair:

Chris Manni

Select Board:

Ben Beaulieu
Irina Gorzynski
Chris Manni

Annual Town Meeting:

April 24, 2023
April, last Monday

Municipal Election:

May 1, 2023
May, 1st Monday


Population Density795
Registered Voters5,765
Income Per Capita$54,260
EQV Per Capita$143,767
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate79.8%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$432,800
Median Gross Rent$1,130
Total Households2,589
Average Household Size2.58

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$16.34
Commercial Tax Rate$16.34
Average Tax Bill$7,483
Total Expenditures$17,926,843
Total Tax Levy$16,434,827
State Aid$1,109,707
Local Receipts$2,081,300
Town Hall of Merrimac

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Merrimac is a small town in Essex County, on the southeastern border of New Hampshire. Historically a mill town, it has long since become a largely residential community.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1876
Chief Municipal OfficialSelect Board Chair
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area8.5 mi2
Public Roads48.3 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMerrimack Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Barry Finegold

Mass. House

Dawne Shand

Income Per Capita

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