local & state government
Located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard makes up most of county of Dukes County, Massachusetts. The rest of the county consists of the small island of Gosnold, and the town of Cuttyhunk.
Martha's Vineyard is made up of six small, distinctive towns: Aquinnah, Chilmark and West Tisbury, and the more populous towns of Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Tisbury (also known as Vineyard Haven). Each town is governed by a Board of Selectmen elected by town voters. Each town is also a member of the Martha's Vineyard Commission which regulates Island-wide building, environmental and aesthetic concerns. Some government programs on the Island have been regionalized such as the public school system, emergency management and waste management.
Physical and mailing address: 65 State Road, Aquinnah, MA 02535
Physical address: 401 Middle Road, Chilmark, MA
Mailing address: PO Box 119, Chilmark, MA 02535-0119
Physical address: 70 Main Street, Edgartown, MA
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5158, Edgartown, MA 02539
Physical address: 56 School Street, Oak Bluffs, MA
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1327, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
Tisbury /Vineyard Haven
Physical address: 51 Spring Street, Vineyard Haven, MA
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1239, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Physical address: 1059 State Road, West Tisbury, MA
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 278, West Tisbury, MA 02575
Information Ph: 508-696-0100, ext. 114