• 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 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)