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Martha's Vineyard, New England's largest resort island, lies seven miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The Island is roughly triangular-shaped; the total land area is approximately 100 square miles. There are six towns on Martha's Vineyard; three up-island towns, Aquinnah (formerly known as Gay Head), Chilmark, and West Tisbury; and three down-island towns, Vineyard Haven (also known as Tisbury), Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. 


Island property taxes are determined by multiplying the property value (assessed value is determined by the tax assessor) times the MIL rate established by the town.  Here are current MIL rates by town for 2018:

Aquinnah - $ 5.48

Chilmark - $ 2.75

Edgartown - $ 3.87

Oak Bluffs - $ 7.83

Tisbury - $ 9.41*

West Tisbury - $ 6.06

* Tisbury commercial MIL rate for 2018 is $8.88.   Please ask about the Tisbury Residential Exemption for year-round residents and qualifying properties. 




Helpful links with town information have been provided below:

Aquinnah (formerly known as Gay Head)



Oak Bluffs 

Vineyard Haven (also known as Tisbury)

West Tisbury



The island of Martha's Vineyard boasts a wonderful educational system for its Island residents and families. Following are links to each school's website for more information:

Edgartown School - Grades K - 8

Oak Bluffs School - Grades K-8 

Vineyard Haven / Tisbury School - Grades K-8 

Chilmark School - Grades K-5   

West Tisbury School - Grades PK - 8

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School - Grades 9-12 

Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School - Grades K-12 






Point B Realty, LLC
19 Winter Street | Nevin Square
Post Office Box 1097
Edgartown, MA 02539
Tel/Fax 508.627.4567
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