Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Northbridge
NORTHBRIDGE, a town of Massachusetts in Worcester co., 12 miles S. E. of Worcester, on the Blackstone and Mumford rivers, and the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad. The town includes several villages. It has a public library, a hospital and important manufactories of cotton-mill machinery, cotton, silk, paper, etc. Pop. (1910) 8,807; (1920) 10,174.