The Town of Ware is centrally located in Massachusetts.  Nestled in a valley, it is adjacent to the towns of Palmer, Warren, Hardwick and Belchertown.

Ware is easily accessed by either Route 9 or 32, or from exit 63 off the Massachusetts Turnpike (Rt 90).

A part of Hampshire County, Ware has a population of just over 10,000 residents with a land area of 39.98 square miles.  The elevation is 485 feet.  The Quabbin Reservoir is nearby.

The community is served by a five-member Board of Selectmen with a full-time Town Manager and Open Town Meeting as its form of governance. Ware adopted a Town Charter in 2007.

Ware has a Kindergarten through Grade 12 school system located on one campus.

Seasonally, the average New England low and high temperatures are:
        January, low temperature average is 13°F.
        July, high temperature average is 83°F.