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Welcome to the official website of Bridgewater SD!

Bridgewater is a friendly community with approximately 500 citizens. It is conveniently located 40 miles west of Sioux Falls, SD and 35 miles east of Mitchell, SD at the intersection of SD Hwy 42 and SD Hwy 262.

The City of Bridgewater has compiled the information on its website to help you become familiar with your City. Please visit our website regularly for information on local services and businesses, school, churches, emergency services, City government, and City ordinances.

We are proud to use this site to communicate online with our citizens, businesses, and visitors.

If you feel there is important information missing from our site, please contact the Bridgewater Finance Office by clicking here.

Public Notice

Bridgewater City is accepting Letters of Application for the following position:

  • Immediate Manager position for the bar – Applicants must be 21 years of age or older. Previous experience preferred by not a requirement. Pay DOE

All Letters of Application should include previous experience and should be mailed to the Bridgewater City Finance Office – PO Box 37 – Bridgewater SD  57319 to be received by October 10, 2017. If you have any questions, you may contact the city office at (605) 729-2690 or any council member.
Hand delivered letters of application can be dropped off at the Bridgewater City Finance Office before 4 pm on October 10, 2017.
City of Bridgewater reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications.
Joan M Julson
Bridgewater City Finance Officer


Bridgewater City is looking for a Manager Lessee to enter into an Operating Agreement with the City for the Municipal Liquor Store. Any interested person should submit written Notice of Interest to the Finance Office – 232 N Main Ave – PO Box 37 – Bridgewater SD 57319 and shall also appear at the next regular city council meeting for consideration of said proposals. The Operating Agreement for the Municipal Liquor Store can be viewed or picked up at the Finance Office. Immediate possession may be possible. Operating Agreement is open until Manager Lessee is selected.

The city reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

Joan M Julson
Bridgewater City Finance Officer

Click here for Copy of Operating Agreement