Town of


P.O. Box 308 Monterey, MA 01245
Phone: 413-528-1443

Town Administrator:

Roger MacDonald

Select Board:

Frank Abbott
Susan Cooper
Justin Makuc

Annual Town Meeting:

May 4, 2024
May, 1st Saturday

Municipal Election:

May 7, 2024
May, 2nd Tuesday


Population Density41
Registered Voters741
Income Per Capita$37,831
EQV Per Capita$507,562
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate96.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$460,700
Total Households369
Average Household Size2.05

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$6.09
Commercial Tax Rate$6.09
Average Tax Bill$3,995
Total Expenditures$4,966,205
Total Tax Levy$3,698,716
State Aid$388,388
Local Receipts$351,676
Town Hall of Monterey

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Monterey became incorporated in 1847, when it separated from Tyringham. The first permanent settlers were Lt. Isaac Garfield, Thomas Slaton and Captain Brewer, who arrived in the spring and summer of 1739.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1847
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area26.4 mi2
Public Roads58 mi
Regional Planning AgencyBerkshire Regional Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

Paul Mark

Mass. House

William Pignatelli

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