Bridgewater Township

New Jersey

  • Population: 44464
  • Size: 33 sq. miles (85.47 km2)
  • Established: 1749
  • Distance from NYC: 38
  • Distance from Philadelphia: 66
  • Distance from Newark: 28
  • Nearest Turpin Office
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    Far Hills

    (908) 234-9100

About Bridgewater Township
Are you looking for a prime location in central New Jersey? Close proximity to conveniences ranging from shopping and dining to transportation and recreation? Established suburban neighborhoods where well-kept homes are set along leafy tree-lined streets? If so, Bridgewater Township is a top choice for many who choose to live in Somerset County.

This 33-square mile municipality has a population of about 44,000 residents, making it the second most populous in the county after Franklin Township. Noted for being one of the state’s first 104 townships, it was incorporated in 1749. Early links to British settlers are evidenced from origins of the township’s name: Bridgwater in Somerset, England.