Located in the town of Templeton in the state of Massachusetts, Baldwinville is a census-designated place and an unincorporated village within Worcester County. It is one of four villages in Templeton with the other three being Otter River, East Templeton and Templeton Center. The village along with the others is governed by the Templeton Board of Selectmen. The origin of its name comes from the local post office and railroad station. The entirety of the town Baldwinville is situated in was settled by military soldiers and their families who were promised lands in the area after a war against Narragansett Indians which ended in 1657. The lands that were promised were granted and settled in 1728 and 1733, over half a century later after the war ended.
According to recent research from US Census statistics, Baldwinville is the top place in Massachusetts with the lowest cost of living. Many of the village’s population is made up of retirees due to its ideal offerings of safety and low price in real estate with most residents owning their own homes. Its sparse suburban feel provides a homey and calming effect to both locals and visitors. The fishing community generally in the state is a passionate one so Baldwinville is no exception. The village offers a few fishing opportunities for anglers looking for a relaxed and congenial fishing experience within the New England area.