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Welcome to East Bridgewater ...

East Bridgewater is located in Plymouth County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for East Bridgewater: E. Bridgewater

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Bridgewater has a population of 14,542 people<2> (see below for details).

East Bridgewater was settled in 1649 and was incorporated in 1823.

East Bridgewater is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for East Bridgewater: (508) & (774)<4>

The ZIP code for East Bridgewater: 02333<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Bridgewater had an population of 14,542 people. This is an increase of 5.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Bridgewater had a population of 13,794 people. This makes East Bridgewater the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of East Bridgewater represents 0.21% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,794 people, the population of East Bridgewater increased 6.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,974 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Bridgewater.

Communities Also Named East Bridgewater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named East Bridgewater - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near East Bridgewater ...

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

  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of East Bridgewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
  • Plymouth [Plymouth County]
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    • Plymouth [Plymouth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of East Bridgewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,654 people
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  • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of East Bridgewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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  • Taunton [Bristol County]
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    • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of East Bridgewater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of East Bridgewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Braintree [Norfolk County]
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      • Braintree [Norfolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of East Bridgewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,074 people
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    • Randolph [Norfolk County]
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      • Randolph [Norfolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of East Bridgewater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randolph have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Norwood [Norfolk County]
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      • Norwood [Norfolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of East Bridgewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,737 people
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    • North Attleboro [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Attleboro
      • North Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of East Bridgewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,470 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Attleboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stoughton [Norfolk County]
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      • Stoughton [Norfolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of East Bridgewater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,891 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 East Bridgewater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Bridgewater.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Bridgewater. 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 East Bridgewater.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Bridgewater. See our Newspapers Page for East Bridgewater.

Adding East Bridgewater to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East Bridgewater 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 East Bridgewater was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Massachusetts

About Plymouth County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Bridgewater. 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 Plymouth, 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 East Bridgewater.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Bridgewater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<5>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 East Bridgewater). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether East Bridgewater or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Bridgewater) 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 East Bridgewater. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East BridgewaterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Bridgewater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0321, Longitude: -70.9585    
<7>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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