The Town River in West Bridgewater
Town River near Bridgewater Iron Works historic site

The Town River is a river in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. It flows 10.6 miles (17.1 km)[1] from the northeast end of Lake Nippenicket in the town of Bridgewater, flowing easterly through West Bridgewater, then south back into Bridgewater where it joins with the Matfield River to form the Taunton River.[2]



In West Bridgewater

In Bridgewater


Removal of the High Street Dam.

In July 2023, demolition crews removed the 12.5-foot (3.8 m) high, 80-foot (24 m) wide High Street Dam in Bridgewater.[3]

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed April 1, 2011
  2. ^ USGS Maps
  3. ^ "High Street Dam Removal". U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. 18 July 2023. Retrieved 18 August 2023.

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