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Welcome to Bridgewater ...
The town of Bridgewater is located in Rockingham County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Bridgewater has a population of 6,062 people<1> (see below for details).
Bridgewater is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Bridgewater lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bridgewater is within the (540) area code.
The ZIP code for Bridgewater: 22812<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bridgewater had a population of 5,644 people (which is 7.4% of the total population of Rockingham County). This makes Bridgewater the county's most populous community.
The population of Bridgewater represents 0.07% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,644 people, the population of Bridgewater increased 8.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,203 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bridgewater had an population of 6,062 people. This is an increase of 7.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.51% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bridgewater.
Communities near Bridgewater ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bridgewater and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bridgewater.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bridgewater:
Websites for Bridgewater ...
Official Website: www.town.bridgewater.va.us/
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bridgewater: www.town.bridgewater.va.us/
The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019