Town of

New Ashford

188 Mallery Road New Ashford, MA 01237

Phone: 413-458-5461


Kenneth McInerney

Select Board:

Jason Jayko
Kenneth McInerney
Mark Phelps

Annual Town Meeting:

May 16, 2023
May, 3rd Tuesday

Municipal Election:

May 23, 2023
May, 4th Tuesday


Population Density19
Registered Voters224
Income Per Capita$27,696
EQV Per Capita$160,522
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate73.3%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$316,700
Median Gross Rent$1,107
Total Households90
Average Household Size2.48

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$10.94
Commercial Tax Rate$10.94
Average Tax Bill$3,306
Total Expenditures$651,157
Total Tax Levy$460,451
State Aid$254,069
Local Receipts$55,750
Town Hall of New Ashford

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

A rural town with a population of 228, New Ashford is where women’s suffrage activist Phoebe Jordan became the first woman to vote in a presidential election, on Nov. 2, 1920. Eleven local women voted that year, out of 34 registered voters.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1835
Chief Municipal OfficialSelect Board Chair
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area13.5 mi2
Public Roads17.9 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

John P. Barrett, III

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