Asked in New Jersey
How did bridgewater get its name?
August 22, 2014 3:59AM
Bridgewater, New Jersey was named after a town in England of the same title. Bridgewater, England once held several older variations of the name including, Burgh-Walter, Burgg-Walter, and Brigg-Walter. Over time, the name became modified to reflect its present-day spelling and pronunciation.