Clarksburg

Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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Bordered on two sides by mountains, the rural Berkshire County town of Clarksburg offers an abundance of spectacular views and recreational opportunities.

Comprising a total of 12.8 square miles, the town of Clarksburg, settled in 1769, is a paradise of natural beauty and resources. On the Vermont side of it border lies the Green Mountain National Forest, and the Appalachian Trail traverses the town from north to south. The highest point in town is East Mountain, at 2,300 feet. Clarksburg is home to the Clarksburg State Park, which offers a variety of recreational opportunities, as well as hiking, camping and picnicking. The town is governed by a board of selectmen and town administrator, and its services include police and fire departments, a public library and an elementary school serving students in grades K-8. High school-age students have the option of attending one of several schools in North Adams. In the nineteenth century, Clarksburg became known for its mills producing cashmere, and during the Civil War, gunpowder. The latter industry was halted, however, after an explosion at one of the mills in 1869.

Comprising a total of 12.8 square miles, the town of Clarksburg, settled in 1769, is a paradise of natural beauty and resources. On the Vermont side of it border lies the Green Mountain National Forest, and the Appalachian Trail traverses the town from north to south. The highest point in town is East Mountain, at 2,300 feet. Clarksburg is home to the Clarksburg State Park, which offers a variety of recreational opportunities, as well as hiking, camping and picnicking. The town is governed by a board of selectmen and town administrator, and its services include police and fire departments, a public library and an elementary school serving students in grades K-8. High school-age students have the option of attending one of several schools in North Adams. In the nineteenth century, Clarksburg became known for its mills producing cashmere, and during the Civil War, gunpowder. The latter industry was halted, however, after an explosion at one of the mills in 1869.

Comprising a total of 12.8 square miles, the town of Clarksburg, settled in 1769, is a paradise of natural beauty and resources. On the Vermont side of it border lies the Green Mountain National Forest, and the Appalachian Trail traverses the town from north to south. The highest point in town is East Mountain, at 2,300 feet. Clarksburg is home to the Clarksburg State Park, which offers a variety of recreational opportunities, as well as hiking, camping and picnicking. The town is governed by a board of selectmen and town administrator, and its services include police and fire departments, a public library and an elementary school serving students in grades K-8. High school-age students have the option of attending one of several schools in North Adams. In the nineteenth century, Clarksburg became known for its mills producing cashmere, and during the Civil War, gunpowder. The latter industry was halted, however, after an explosion at one of the mills in 1869.

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Antique Homes

Berkshire County has a great history that is often reflected in the area's homes. There are many homes built before 1900 that has been preserved and restored to their original luster.

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Waterfront

The Berkshires is an ideal setting not only for its picturesque country landscapes and stunning mountainous terrain, but also its many beautiful lakes. For those who enjoy the lakefront lifestyle and all of the peaceful views, relaxation and outdoor recreation that comes with it, please begin your Berkshires lakefront search here.

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Farm & Equestrian

Vast acreage, equestrian properties, pristine lakes and rivers, and great expanses of mountains and forests to hike, explore and take in the wildlife: It’s all here in the Berkshires. Start here to discover the current selection of magnificent trophy ranches and spectacular retreats with distant views now available for sale in the beautiful Berkshires.

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551 North Houghton St
Clarksburg, MA $289,900

551 North Houghton St

Clarksburg, MA

$289,900
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,638 Sqft
65 River Rd
Clarksburg, MA $250,000

65 River Rd

Clarksburg, MA

$250,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 1/1 Baths
  • 1,884 Sqft
46 Belmar Dr
Clarksburg, MA $249,000

46 Belmar Dr

Clarksburg, MA

$249,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,339 Sqft

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