Town of


334 Nahant Road Nahant, MA 01908
Phone: 781-581-0088

Town Administrator:

Antonio Barletta

Select Board:

Joshua Antrim
Gene Canty
Mark Cullinan

Annual Town Meeting:

May 18, 2024
April, last Saturday

Municipal Election:

April 27, 2024
April, last Saturday


Population Density3,157
Registered Voters2,781
Income Per Capita$75,116
EQV Per Capita$357,057
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate83.1%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$601,900
Median Gross Rent$1,763
Total Households1,678
Average Household Size1.97

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$9.09
Commercial Tax Rate$9.09
Average Tax Bill$8,455
Total Expenditures$12,245,527
Total Tax Levy$11,550,190
State Aid$1,141,365
Local Receipts$1,261,293
CPA Year Enacted2004
CPA Surcharge3.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Nahant

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Incorporated in 1853, Nahant has roots tied to fishing and farming. Surrounded on three sides by the sea, the primarily residential community is the smallest municipality in Massachusetts in terms of land area (1.24 square miles).


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1853
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area1.1 mi2
Public Roads18.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMetropolitan Area Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Brendan Crighton

Mass. House

Peter Capano

Income Per Capita

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