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Welcome to Bridgeport ...

Bridgeport is located in Nevada County.

When the people of Bridgeport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bridgeporter<1>

Bridgeport is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Bridgeport lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bridgeport is within the (530) area code.

Communities near Bridgeport ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bridgeport and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Colfax   [Map]   2,005   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dobbins   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,987   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake Wildwood   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Nevada City   [Map]   3,136   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Newtown   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bridgeport.

Communities Also Named Bridgeport ...

While we believe that this Bridgeport is located in Nevada County, we know of another 2 California communities named Bridgeport. Those communities are located in the following counties: Mariposa and Mono County.

Beyond California, there are 65 communities that are also named Bridgeport - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois (4), Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (8), Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bridgeport.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bridgeport. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bridgeport. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bridgeport.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bridgeport:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bridgeport ...

Looking for more information about Bridgeport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Bridgeport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bridgeport, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bridgeport.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bridgeport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Bridgeport refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Bridgeport may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridgeport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Bridgeport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bridgeport) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bridgeport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bridgeport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridgeport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2919, Longitude: -121.1940     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bridgeport.

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