West Bridgewater

West Bridgewater is in the South Shore region of Massachusetts.

Understand

West Bridgewater, also known as "WB"is a small rural town within Plymouth County and was first established in 1651 and later seceded from Bridgewater in 1822 where it became its own province. In the late 19th century, West Bridgewater was a small farming community. Today there still exists many fields, corn fields, and a couple farms. Many current residents choose to live in West Bridgewater for couple of reasons. For example the public school system remains one of the only institutions that has around 99% of its students pass the "MCAS" test each year. West Bridgewater is also located about 25 minutes south of Boston and provides an easy commute to work for many of its residents. The town has a total area of 15.8 sq. miles and borders neighboring such as Brockton to the north, Bridgewater to the south, East Bridgewater to the east, and Easton to the west. West Bridgewater is located on the historic Hockomock Swamp and the Town River passes through the southern portion of town.

Get in

By Air, Logan International Airport located in Boston, MA or T.F. Green Airport located in Warwick, RI. Logan International Airport is about 45 minutes north of West Bridgewater and T.F. Green Airport is an hour drive to the south.

By Train, Mass Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) which is a commuter rail service that makes 3 stops near West Bridgewater. 1. Brockton 2. Campello 3. Bridgewater. From Boston to Campello it takes close to 50 minutes one way.

By Car, Take Route 24 South if you are driving from the north. Take Route 24 North if you are driving from the south. Exit 16A. About a 30 minute drive from Boston.

By Water, Canoe or kayak the town river which begins in Taunton MA, and ends in West Bridgewater, MA at the War Memorial Park. Takes about 15 hours.

Get around

The best way to navigate around West Bridgewater would be by car. Since the town is so small walking or biking are reasonable options as well.

See

Buy

Eat

Massachusetts' oldest independently owned and continually operated restaurant and bar. They offer great food and drink, at a reasonable price in a comfortable atmosphere. Daily specials can range anywhere from yankee potroast to baked stuffed shrimp. This establishement is also phantom gourmet approved. 10$ - 30$.

Do

Sleep

Courtyard Marriot,Brockton Ma.

Go next

Routes through West Bridgewater

Boston Brockton  N  S  Bridgewater Fall River
Foxborough Easton  W  E  East Bridgewater Kingston


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