Bridgewater

2018 Population: 27,395

41°59′25″N -70°58′32″W

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the Bridgewater, MA has a total area of 28.2 square miles, of which, 27.5 square miles of our land and 0.7 square miles (2.62%) is water. Neighborhoods in Bridgewater include Stanley, Scotland, Pratt Town (Paper Mill Village), and South Bridgewater. Bridgewater lies along the Taunton River. Lake Nippenicket, along the western edge of the town, is the largest body of water. There is also a state forest, a town forest, several conservation areas and a large portion of the Hockomock Swamp Wildlife Management Area.

Bridgewater governed by seven precinct councilors, 1 per precinct, and 2 at large councilors, with an appointed town manager, assessor, tax collector, for a total of 9 councilors.