Egremont Statistics

Baldwin Hill looking east may 2022

The Town of Egremont is located in Berkshire County, the westernmost county of Massachusetts. It is bordered by

  •  Alford to the north;
  • Great Barrington to the east;
  • Sheffield to the east and south;
  • Mt. Washington to the south; and
  • Copake and Hillsdale, New York to the west.

Egremont is 24 miles south of Pittsfield, 139 miles west of Boston, 47 miles east of Albany, and 133 miles north of New York City.

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  • Total Area: 18.96 sq. miles
  • Land Area: 18.84 sq. miles
  • Public Road miles: 43.56
  • Population (U.S. Census estimate 2021): 1,473
  • Registered Voters (2022): 1,085
  • School Enrollment (2014): Egremont 126
  • Whole District Income Per Capita (2019): $70,295
  • Median Household Income (2019): $75,416
  • Average Tax Bill (2019): $3,648
  • Tax Rate (FY2022): $7.93
  • Operating Budget (2022): $4,935,359

Form of Government:
Three-member Board of Selectmen, Open Town Meeting

Open Town Meeting:
First Tuesday in May

Town Election:
Second Tuesday in May

Climate (current average)

  • Normal January Temperature 20.1° F
  • Normal July Temperature 68.1° F
  • Normal Annual Precipitation 44.8"

U.S.G.S. Topographic Quadrangles: Egremont, Bashbish Falls


Main Street Rt 23 South Egremont