Town of


12 Kent Way Suite 101 Byfield, MA 01922
Phone: 978-465-0862

Town Administrator:

Tracy Blais

Select Board:

William DiMaio
Alicia Greco
Leslie Matthews
Dana Packer
Geoffrey Walker

Annual Town Meeting:

May 23, 2023
May, 4th Tuesday

Municipal Election:

May 9, 2023
May, 2nd Tuesday


Population Density288
Registered Voters5,627
Income Per Capita$69,852
EQV Per Capita$258,518
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate89.8%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$617,500
Median Gross Rent$1,198
Total Households2,533
Average Household Size2.60

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$9.73
Commercial Tax Rate$9.73
Average Tax Bill$6,217
Total Expenditures$20,376,120
Total Tax Levy$18,615,050
State Aid$1,020,650
Local Receipts$1,875,000
Town Hall of Newbury

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Settled in 1635, Newbury has three distinct areas, Old Town, Byfield, and Plum Island, and is valued by both residents and visitors for its historic rural character, agriculture, coastal environment, open space and natural resources.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1635
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board5
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area23.4 mi2
Public Roads67.9 mi
Regional Planning AgencyMerrimack Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Seth Moulton

Mass. Senate

Bruce Tarr

Mass. House

Kristin Kassner

Income Per Capita

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