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Welcome to Bridgewater ...

Bridgewater is located in Grafton County<1>.

The location of Bridgewater has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bridgewater has a population of 1,071 people<3> (see below for details).

Bridgewater is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bridgewater lies within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bridgewater had an population of 1,071 people. This is a decrease of 1.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bridgewater had a population of 1,083 people. This makes Bridgewater the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Bridgewater represents 0.08% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,083 people, the population of Bridgewater increased 11.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 974 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bridgewater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Bridgewater - they are located in Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont and Virginia.

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

Communities near Bridgewater ...

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

  • Laconia [Belknap County]
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    • Laconia [Belknap County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Bridgewater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,581 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laconia<6>
  • Franklin [Merrimack County]
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    • Franklin [Merrimack County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Bridgewater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Belmont [Belknap County]
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    • Belmont [Belknap County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Bridgewater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,333 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
  • Gilford [Belknap County]
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    • Gilford [Belknap County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Bridgewater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plymouth [Grafton County]
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      • Plymouth [Grafton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Bridgewater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
    • Meredith [Belknap County]
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      • Meredith [Belknap County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Bridgewater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meredith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meredith<6>
    • Northfield [Merrimack County]
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      • Northfield [Merrimack County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Bridgewater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,942 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfield<6>
    • New London [Merrimack County]
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      • New London [Merrimack County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Bridgewater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,308 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
    • Moultonborough [Carroll County]
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      • Moultonborough [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bridgewater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,184 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moultonborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moultonborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moultonborough<6>
    • Canaan [Grafton County]
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      • Canaan [Grafton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Bridgewater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canaan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canaan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canaan<6>

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 Bridgewater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bridgewater.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bridgewater ...

Looking for more information about Bridgewater? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bridgewater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bridgewater.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within New Hampshire

About Grafton County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bridgewater. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Hampshire's counties, including Grafton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bridgewater.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridgewater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bridgewater) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridgewater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6384, Longitude: -71.7365       In this case, the coordinates for Bridgewater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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