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How did bridgewater get its name?

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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.