Learn more about homes in Bridgewater, VA

Welcome to the Town of Bridgewater, VA

The town of Bridgewater, Virginia is located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and nestled between the North River and Dry River banks. It is located approximately five miles to the southeast of the city of Harrisonburg and 25 miles northwest of the city of Staunton. The town lies within the county of Rockingham. Washington D.C. is within a two and one-half hour drive.

Why the Town of Bridgewater was named Bridgewater? Around 1820 Jacob Dinkel constructed the town’s first bridge and decided to name the town Bridgeport. This was to bring attention to the fact that there was an opportunity for shipping along the river port. In 1835 however, the town was granted a charter and the name was changed to the current name of Bridgewater.

The governing body consists of 6 council members and a mayor. A Town Superintendent oversees daily operations along with long range planning and budgeting. The Town of Bridgewater consists of approximate 2.4 square miles and is home to a private nursing care facility, Bridgewater College and Bridgewater Retirement Village.

The town is very proud of its 10 parks. Harrison Park consists of 15 acres and is the home of the indoor tennis courts. The other parks are Oakdale Community Park- 36.5 acres, Wildwood Park- 10 acres, Seven Bridges – 2.23 acres, Edgebriar Park- .24 acres, Wyant Park, .83 acres, Bridgeview Park- 2.58 acres and Cooks Creek Arboretum- 8 acres. The town’s golf course is located in Sandy Bottom Park which consists of 13.5 acres. The Town of Bridgewater is home to various restaurants, professional offices, and banks and shopping. Bridgewater is also known for its Bridgewater Little Leagues, Annual Lawn Party, Labor Day Celebration and Concerts in the Park.

Bridgewater Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 12 homes for sale in Bridgewater, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
83% Single Family, 8% Land/lot and 8% Other.

83% Single Family
8% Land/lot
8% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 12
Average Home Size 1,611 ft² / 150 m²
Price Range ($39,995 - $229,900)

Weather in Bridgewater

The average high temperatures in Bridgewater range from 43 in January to 85 in July

Average home income in Bridgewater

The average household income of a Bridgewater resident is $75,210 with an average home value of $236,298

Population of Bridgewater

Bridgewater has 8,294 residents.

Home ownership in Bridgewater

The average level of home ownership in Bridgewater is 67%.

Education breakdown of Bridgewater

Education levels of residents of Bridgewater include: highschool 34%, associate 5%, bachelor 17%, graduate 12%.

Households in Bridgewater

Bridgewater has 2,928 homes, built on average 38 years ago.

Information from in and around Bridgewater...

You are Viewing 1 to 12 of 12 homes for sale in Bridgewater. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot and Other. The average list price of these property results is 161,057. Prices are displayed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Bridgewater please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 12 homes for sale in Bridgewater, VA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Bridgewater area. Member brokerages representing the 12 homes include Old Dominion Realty and Kline May Realty.