About Great Barrington

Settled: 1726

Incorporated: 1761

Location: Southwest Corner of Massachusetts

Population: 6,839 (2017 Annual Town Census)

Legal Voters: 4,607

Government: Selectboard/ Town Manager, Open Town Meeting

Tax Rate: $14.98  Fiscal 2018

Public Schools: Berkshire Hills Regional School District

Public Libraries:
• Mason Public Library
• Great Barrington
• Ramsdell Public Library
• Housatonic

Police:
• Chief, 16 Patrol Officers
• Telephone: 528-0306

 

State Forests: 7,264 Acres

Altitude: 721ft at Railroad Station

Area: 45.86 Square Miles

Town Highways:
• 91.01 Miles
• 162 Streets