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Welcome to Bridgeport ...
The location of Bridgeport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Bridgeport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bridgeporter<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bridgeport has a population of 144,556 people<4> (see below for details).
Bridgeport is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Bridgeport lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bridgeport: (203) & (475)<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bridgeport had an population of 144,556 people. This is an increase of 0.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bridgeport had a population of 144,229 people (or 15.73% of the total population of Fairfield County). This makes Bridgeport the county's most populous community.
The population of Bridgeport represents 4.04% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 144,229 people, the population of Bridgeport increased 3.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 139,529 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bridgeport.
Communities Also Named Bridgeport ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Bridgeport - it's located in Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bridgeport.
Communities near Bridgeport ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bridgeport.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bridgeport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bridgeport.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bridgeport.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bridgeport. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023