Bridgewater Village in 2016
Bridgewater Village in 2016

Bridgwater is a town in Aroostook County, incorporated on March 2, 1858, from portions of the Bridgewater Academy Grant R1 Plantation and the Portland Academy Grant Plantation. Farming has been the major economic force in the town since the nineteenth century.  It is home to Wood Prairie Farm, an organic seed and food products source with catalog and online listings. The town is located on U.S. Route 1, just south of Mars Hill. Bounded on the east by Canada, it hosts a U.S. Customs station at the junction of Blaine Road and Bridgewater Corner Road. — Maine, an Encyclopedia

GPS Coordinates

46°25′50″N 67°50′32″


Census Locations

1850 Census

Bridgewater Academy Grant
Portland Academy Grant

1860 Census


1870 Census

Town of Bridgewater

1880 Census


Grid Location


Associated Place Names

Bridgewater Corner, Robinson, Snow Settlement, and Sugar Hill