Town of


8 Summit Hill Road Washington, MA 01223
Phone: 413-623-8878

Town Administrator:

Sean Curran

Select Board:

Mike Case
Stephen Deloye
David Ellis

Annual Town Meeting:

May 8, 2024
May, Wednesday 10 days before Annual Town Election (often 2nd Wednesday)

Municipal Election:

May 18, 2024
May, 3rd Saturday


Population Density13
Registered Voters398
Income Per Capita$76,746
EQV Per Capita$196,722
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate91.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$297,900
Total Households246
Average Household Size2.04

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$15.21
Commercial Tax Rate$15.21
Average Tax Bill$4,623
Total Expenditures$1,820,612
Total Tax Levy$1,583,312
State Aid$232,223
Local Receipts$315,850
Town Hall of Washington

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Nestled in the center of the Berkshires, the town of Washington (named for General George Washington, before he became president) is host to the majority of October Mountain State Forest, the largest in the Commonwealth.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1777
Chief Municipal OfficialSelect Board Chair
Policy BoardSelect Board
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area38 mi2
Public Roads51.5 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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