Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia

Bridgewater: Town in Rockingham County, Virginia, United States

About

Bridgewater is a town located in the county of Rockingham in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,644 and a population density of 865 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,162 inhabitants.

The town was created 187 years ago in 1834.

Quick Facts about Bridgewater

Population : 6,162 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Rockingham County
Postal code : 22812
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 6.53 km2
Altitude : 1,178 feet / 359 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (187 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:09:52 (26th November 2022)
Density : 944 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.41% (2010-2020)
Bridgewater locator map
Location of Bridgewater on Virginia map.
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Bridgewater VA USA - panoramio - Idawriter '4'
Bridgewater  VA  USA - panoramio - Idawriter '4' image

Geography

Bridgewater is located at 38°22'55"N 78°58'36"W (38.3820700, -78.9767000).

Bridgewater map

Demographics

The population of Bridgewater increased by 8.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,644 - census
2011 5,739 1.66% estimation process
2012 5,735 -0.07% estimation process
2013 5,819 1.44% estimation process
2014 5,898 1.34% estimation process
2015 5,840 -0.99% estimation process
2016 5,985 2.42% estimation process
2017 6,072 1.43% estimation process
2018 6,103 0.51% estimation process
2019 6,145 0.68% estimation process
2020 6,162 0.28% estimation process

Bridgewater zip code is 22812. County name: Rockingham, County fips: 51165

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People born in Bridgewater (1)

professional baseball player Bill Harman was born in Bridgewater

Schools in Bridgewater

College & universities near Bridgewater, VA

Code Name City ZIP
231581 Bridgewater College Bridgewater (VA) 22812-1599
232423 James Madison University Harrisonburg (VA) 22807
231536 Blue Ridge Community College Weyers Cave (VA) 24486-0080
232043 Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg (VA) 22802-2462
232672 Mary Baldwin University Staunton (VA) 24401

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bridgewater, VA

Code Name Address Type
STA Staunton station 1 Middlebrook Avenue RAIL
CVS Charlottesville Union Station 810 West Main St RAIL
CLP Culpeper station 109 South Commerce Street RAIL
CLF Clifton Forge 400 Ridgeway Street RAIL
LYH Kemper Street station 825 Kemper St RAIL

Post offices near Bridgewater

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bridgewater Post Office Bridgewater (VA) 22812

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Rockingham County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rockingham County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Broadway 3,995 Road in Manhattan, New York City
Elkton 2,914 Town of the United States
Grottoes 2,864 City in Virginia, United States of America
Timberville 2,705 Town of the United States
Massanutten 2,291 Census designated place
Dayton 1,642 Town in Rockingham County, Virginia, United States
Mount Crawford 462 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Bridgewater distances to largest Virginia cities