Town of


66 Central Square Bridgewater, MA 02324
Phone: 508-697-0919

Town Manager:

Michael Dutton

Municipal Election:

April 22, 2023
April, Saturday preceding last Monday

Town Council:

Fred Chase
Dennis Gallagher
Shawn George
Mark Linde
Bradford McKinnon
Erik Moore
Paul Murphy
Kevin Perry
Susan Robinson


Population Density1,048
Registered Voters18,054
Income Per Capita$34,141
EQV Per Capita$118,748
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate75.6%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$403,500
Median Gross Rent$1,760
Total Households8,690
Average Household Size2.69

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$14.32
Commercial Tax Rate$14.32
Average Tax Bill$6,553
Total Expenditures$59,776,834
Total Tax Levy$53,585,662
State Aid$4,690,010
Local Receipts$5,125,430
CPA Year Enacted2005
CPA Surcharge2.0%
CPA ExemptionsLow income, first $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Bridgewater

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

The town of Bridgewater has grown and evolved from its agriculture roots to a manufacturing hub and, over time, to the suburb it is today. Bridgewater has a rich history and traditional New England character.


Form of GovernmentCouncil – Manager
Incorporation Date1656
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Manager
Legislative BodyTown Council
Size of Council9


Area27.3 mi2
Public Roads135.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyOld Colony Planning Council


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

William Keating

Mass. Senate

Walter Timilty, Jr.

Mass. House

Angelo D'Emilia

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