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Welcome to Ware ...

Ware is located in Hampshire County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ware has a population of 9,736 people<2> (see below for details).

Ware was settled in 1717 and was incorporated in 1775.

Ware is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ware lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ware is within the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Ware: 01082<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ware had an population of 9,736 people. This is a decrease of 1.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ware had a population of 9,872 people (or 6.24% of the total population of Hampshire County). This makes Ware the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Ware represents 0.15% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,872 people, the population of Ware increased 1.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,707 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ware.

Communities Also Named Ware ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ware - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Texas and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ware.

Communities near Ware ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ware.

  • Amherst [Hampshire County]
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    • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Holyoke [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holyoke
    • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Ware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,921 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holyoke
  • Ludlow [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludlow
    • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,101 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow
  • South Hadley [Hampshire County]
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    • South Hadley [Hampshire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ware
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,539 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Southbridge [Worcester County]
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      • Southbridge [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,788 people
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    • East Longmeadow [Hampden County]
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      • East Longmeadow [Hampden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Ware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,093 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Longmeadow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Belchertown [Hampshire County]
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      • Belchertown [Hampshire County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Ware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belchertown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belchertown
    • Wilbraham [Hampden County]
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      • Wilbraham [Hampden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilbraham have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilbraham
    • Charlton [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlton
      • Charlton [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlton
    • Palmer [Hampden County]
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      • Palmer [Hampden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ware
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,174 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ware. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ware.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ware. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ware.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ware. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ware.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ware ...

Looking for more information about Ware? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ware, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ware.

Adding Ware to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ware in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ware was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ware on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ware on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ware. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Hampshire, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ware.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ware - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ware). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ware or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ware) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ware. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WareOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ware. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2597, Longitude: -72.2397    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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