Source: Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development

Location: Northwestern Massachusetts, bordered by Colrain on the north, Greenfield on the east, Deerfield and Conway on the southeast and south, and Buckland on the west. Shelburne is 7 miles west of Greenfield, 50 northeast of Pittsfield, 102 miles northwest of Boston, and about 160 miles from New York City.

Total Area: 23.45 sq. miles

Land Area: 23.25 sq. miles

Population: 2,054 (2005, Mass. Dept. of Revenue)

Density: 87 per sq. mile

Climate (National Climatic Data Center —Cummington Hill Station)

  • Normal temperature in January — 19.9°F
  • Normal temperature in July — 67.3°F
  • Normal annual precipitation — 46.0"

U.S.G.S. Topographical Plates: Shelburne Falls, Colrain

Regional Planning Agency — Franklin County