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A white with a light blue town seal, showing a rural scene. The town name and date are inscribed in the inner edge of the seal, and the town and state name are written in large red letters outside the seal. Rowe is in Franklin County.
From the town site at www.townofrowe.org:
Rowe is a small hill town in northwestern Massachusetts, with a population of 347. The town is one of scenic beauty, with wooded mountains, clear brooks, and the Deerfield River on its border. Rowe is close to ski areas and enjoys great hiking, fishing, hunting and canoeing. Rowe has its own elementary school and tuitions grades 7-12 to Mohawk Regional District. The Rowe Historical Society maintains an excellent small historical museum, containing antiques, artifacts and numerous photographs documenting the history of the town, including the construction of the Hoosac Tunnel. The close-knit community enjoys a solid tax base provided by a hydro-electric plant.Dov Gutterman, 18 November 2002
Population: 373 (1999)