Bridgewater NH | Lifestyle Profile

Bridgewater, NH Town Profile & Lifestyle Comparison

Bridgwater is located in Grafton County with a town line that follows the eastern shore of Newfound Lake, a popular summer destination in NH. This residential town was incorporated in 1788 and was named for Bridgewater, MA where many of the original settlers were from. Bridgewater is considered by many to be a “low-tax” town in New Hampshire.

Population: 1,083

Land Area: 21.2 sq. mi.

Inland Water Area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Schools:  Newfound Area School District

Town Office: 744-5055

Town Website:

Public Library: 955 River Road

Rec. Facilities: Municipal parks, Campgrounds, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Snowmobile trails, Bicycle trails, Cross-country skiing, and a Beach/waterfront recreation area.