Monson, Town of

  • TOWN INFORMATION
29 Thompson Streeet
Monson, MA 01057
(413) 267-4100
(413)267-3726 (fax)

About Us

Monson was included in the area laid out in 1701 and named Brimfield. On April 25, 1760, Monson was made a district with local self-government. Monson was made a town with representation in the read more
  • About

    Monson was included in the area laid out in 1701 and named Brimfield. On April 25, 1760, Monson was made a district with local self-government. Monson was made a town with representation in the legislature on August 21, 1775. Monson activities include Flynt Park, the Bike Trail, Canoeing & Fishing, Cedar Swamp Conservation Area, and the Grand Army of the Republic Hall.


    COUNTY
    Hampden


    LOCATION
    Southern Massachusetts; bordered on thenorth by Palmer, on the east by Brimfield and Wales,
    on the west by Wilbraham and Hampden, and on the south by the State of Connecticut.
    Monson is 17 miles from Springfield, 40 miles from Worcester, 78 miles from Boston, and 157 miles for New York City.


    POPULATION
    1960: 6,712
    1980: 7,135
    1985: 7,249
    1990: 7,197
    2000: 8,359


    DENSITY
    1960: 150 persons per square mile
    1975: 165 persons per square mile
    1980: 159 persons per square mile
    1985: 161 persons per square mile
    1990: 161 persons per square mile
    2000: 186 persons per square mile



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    FORM OF GOVERNMENT
    Open Town Meeting

    Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Highlights

    • Peaked Mountain
    • Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Dean Pond Recreation Area
    • Keep Homestead Museum
    • Jacob Thompson House Museum/Monson Historical Society
  • Whom to Contact

    • Town Administrator
      Town Administrator
      Phone: (413) 267-4100
    • Town Accountant
      Phone: (413) 267-4110
    • Town Assessors
      Phone: (413) 267-4120
    • Fire Chief
      Phone: (413) 267-3132
    • Town Clerk
      Phone: (413) 267-4115
    • Building Department
      Phone: (413) 267-4111
    • Cemetery Department
      Phone: (413) 267-4113
    • Highway Department
      Phone: (413) 267-4135
    • Board of Health
      Phone: (413) 267-4107
    • Dorothy P. Jenkins
      Town Collector
      Phone: (413) 267-4119
    • Chief of Police
      Phone: (413) 267-4128
    • Park and Recreation Department
      Phone: (413) 267-4105
    • Veteran's Services
      Phone: (413) 267-4140
    • Water and Sewer Department
      Phone: (413) 267-4130
    • Dennis Swierad
      Historical Commisssion
      Phone: (413) 267-4115
    • Town Treasurer
      Phone: (413) 267-4125
  • Directions

    29 Thompson St Monson, Ma. 01057 (Use www.mapquest.com to retrieve directions)