Tyringham is a small town located inside of Berkshire County in the state of Massachusetts. It is considered part of the Pittsfield statistical area. It has a population of 327 residents. This area was historically the Housatonic Township Number 1. This land was settled in 1735 after which it became Monterey and Tyringham respectively. These two villages were initially established along the Hop Brook and the Konkapot River. It was in 1750 that a Yale graduate became the first minister of this township. This led to it being built up and eventually incorporated in 1767. The name is derived from a village in England. Today the area has a total land area of 18.9 square miles of which 0.23 square miles is water. The town enjoys Lee as the northern border, Becket and Otis as the eastern borders, Monterey as the southern border, and Great Barrington as the western border. As of 2000 there were 350 residents in the area, as well as 133 households and a total of 98 families. The average median income is $60,000.