Welcome to American Alarms’ business and home security page for Wareham, Massachusetts. This informational page provides important crime data along with additional information for those living in or considering moving to Wareham.
Wareham Business and Home Security Facts
According to the FBI Crime Database for Massachusetts’ 279 cities and towns, Wareham was ranked 8th in “Most Property Damage per 100,000” in 2013 improving from 7th in 2012. However, it was 11th for “Most Burglaries per 100,000” declining from 14th in 2012.
American Alarm’s History in Wareham
Based in New England since 1971, we’ve worked in the Wareham area for decades. We know the landscape and we have good relationships with local police and fire officials. Our team of employees (200 strong and growing) live in the communities we serve, this means our customers are our neighbors.
The town of Wareham began as part of Plymouth and Rochester. In 1739, however, Wareham incorporated and named after a town in England. Shipbuilding flourished in Wareham, but it also has a long history of attracting tourists, with many small resorts scattered around town. Today, Wareham boasts a population of just under 22,000.
What Wareham is Known for…
Thanks to its network of waterways, Wareham enjoyed a prosperous shipbuilding industry, and was considered as a potential pathway for the Cape Cod Canal. The town is also home to the oldest nail manufacturing plant in the United States, the Tremont Nail Factory which began operations in 1819.
Wareham enjoys over 54 miles of coastline which includes beaches, estuaries, rivers and ponds, creating a unique natural experience. If you’re in town, it’s also worth stopping by the Tremont Nail Factory District — and if you’re looking for more excitement, make time for Water Wizz. The facility is often called “Cape Cod’s only water park,” and has been featured in two major Hollywood films.
Famous People from Wareham
A number of famous Americans have called Wareham home over the last few centuries. There’s Samuel T. Wellman, a steel industry pioneer, industrialist and inventor, and there’s also John Kendrick, a sea captain who explored the Pacific Northwest in the late 18th century. The town also claims award-winning actress Geena Davis as one of its own.