Introduction to East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, in Plymouth county, is 5 miles SE of Brockton, Massachusetts and 23 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is considered part of the Brockton metropolitan area. East Bridgewater has a population of 12,974.
East Bridgewater History
The area that is today known as East Bridgewater was first settled by Europeans in the year 1630. Formerly, the area was a part of Old Bridgewater. As the population in the area grew, the people desired incorporation. Later, it officially separated from Old Bridgewater and was finally incorporated as an individual town on June 14, 1823.
East Bridgewater and nearby Attractions
- Stetson Botanical Gardens
- Pembroke Historical Society
- Hanover Historical Society
- Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
- Shepard's Flowers
- Purple Peace Wagon Touring
Things To Do In East Bridgewater
The city offers a variety of recreational options for both citizens and tourists. You can visit the numerous historic sites or museums if you have a knack for history, or just catch a movie at the local theater. The city also has a botanical garden where you can relax during leisure time. Food lovers can treat themselves with a plethora of traditional dishes served at the restaurants.
East Bridgewater Transportation
The nearest major airport to East Bridgewater is Boston Logan International.
East Bridgewater Higher Education
Bridgewater State College is the local college that serves the city.