With the city’s total land area of 17.5 square miles, only 0.3 square miles is water. There are ponds, woods, and rivers surrounding the town. The largest body of water, however, is Robbins Pond, which can be found on the city’s southeastern side.
As a primarily residential town, East Bridgewater has its share of restaurants and shops, although residents may need to travel a bit of other services. Boston lies to the north of East Bridgewater, and is approximately 27 miles away. While there are no major highways, a number of state routes pass through the town. For those commuting into Boston, the closest MBTA commuter rail stops are in the neighboring cities of Bridgewater and Brockton.