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 20, 2023
April, last Saturday

Municipal Election:

April 29, 2023
April, last Saturday


Population Density3,175
Registered Voters2,802
Income Per Capita$69,505
EQV Per Capita$310,267
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$9.79
Commercial Tax Rate$9.79
Average Tax Bill$8,168
Total Expenditures$11,740,504
Total Tax Levy$11,181,061
State Aid$1,008,708
Local Receipts$1,364,884
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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