Welcome to Wareham
Wareham, situated at the head of Buzzards Bay, offers an exceptional location within easy travelling distance to the Boston and Providence metropolitan areas. Boston is about one hour away and Providence is about 45 minutes away. All of the tourist amenities of the Cape Cod area are available in Wareham.
The town has over 54 miles of coastline enhanced by beaches, estuaries, rivers and ponds which create a subtle contrast to a vibrant, growing community.
The town’s quality of life offers an excellent home for industry but particularly a home for people. From its early beginnings of farming and ship building in the 1700s, Wareham has evolved a diversified industrial and commercial economy with ample human and natural resources to support continued growth.
With a 1990 population of just under 20,000, the town offers a distinctive social and economic mix from stately mansions to modest cottages and high tech industry to traditional boat building.
Southeastern Massachusetts, bordered by Rochester on the west, Marion and Buzzards Bay on the south, Middleborough on the northwest, Carver and Plymouth on the north, Plymouth on the east, and separated from from Bourne by Buzzards Bay on the east. Wareham is about 20 miles east of New Bedford, 50 miles south of Boston, and 122 miles from New York City.