Whately is a town located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It is within Franklin County included in the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. Whately was incorporated in 1771. It has a total area of 20.7 square miles at 42°26′N 72°38′W. The elevation is 290 feet above sea level. As of the 2010 census data, it had a total population of 1,496. The population density was 72/sq mi. Estimated per capita income in 2016 was $45,940. Recent job growth is positively increased by 1.58 percent. The average travel time is 22 minutes. It has Zip code 01093.