Welcome to Halifax
The Town of Halifax is located in the center of Plymouth County in Massachusetts. It has a population of approximately 7,500 people and a mix of rural, agricultural (including cranberry bogs) and residential development. Founded in 1734, its history spans from colonial times to the present day. Please explore the Town's web site and if you need more information, please contact us.
The Massachusetts Attorney General's office has approved the Town's by-law establishing a seven-person Halifax Agricultural Commission. Six of the members are to be from the active farming community and there will be one resident at large of Halifax. The members shall serve as facilitators for encouraging the pursuit of agriculture in Halifax, shall promote agricultural-based economic opportunities in Town, shall act as advocates, educators, and/or negotiators on farming issues, shall work for preservation of prime agricultural lands, and shall pursue all initiatives appropriate to creating a sustainable agricultural community. Residents interested in serving on the Agricultural Commission should download the "Talent Bank" form from the Town's web site and return it to the Board of Selectmen's Office or call the Office at
781-294-1316 by no later than September 29.
Town Hall Open Limited Hours on Fridays
Beginning on Friday, July 10, 2015, the Halifax Town Hall will be re-open on a limited basis on Fridays. Hours for each department will be posted on the Town's web site. These hours may change due to staffing and budget availability. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to ensure that the office they need to do business with will be open. For more information about this change, please call the Selectmen's Office at 781-294-1316.