Introduction to Wareham, Massachusetts
Wareham, Massachusetts is 13 miles S of Plymouth, Massachusetts and 44 miles SE of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Plymouth County. The town is part of the Boston metro area. The population of Wareham is 20,335.
In 1678, Wareham was settled for the first time. At that time it was a part of the towns of Rochester and Plymouth. The town of Wareham was incorporated in 1739. It was named after the town of Wareham, England. The early industry included shipbuilding and the related businesses.
Wareham and nearby Attractions
- Lopes Park
- Town Greens
- Myles Standish State Forest
- Porter Thermometer Museum
- Captain John Boats Whale Watching
- Sparrow House
Things To Do In Wareham
Wareham provides golf courses, tennis courts and boating facilities for both its residents and visitors. You can also enjoy whale watching, kayaking and fishing at the town pier. In addition, you can go for a day trip in the beautiful white sandy beaches. Each October, the town of Wareham organizes the Cranberry Harvest Celebration.
Air transportation is available from Martha's Vineyard Airport.
Wareham Higher Education
The nearest university is University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth.