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Welcome to Bridge Junction ...

Bridge Junction is located in Calcasieu Parish<1>.

The location of Bridge Junction has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Bridge Junction: Bridge Jct. (or less commonly used: Bridge Jctn.)

Bridge Junction is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Bridge Junction lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bridge Junction is located in the (337) area code.

Communities Also Named Bridge Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Bridge Junction - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois (4), Michigan, Utah and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Bridge Junction ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bridge Junction.

  • Lake Charles [Calcasieu Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Charles
    • Lake Charles [Calcasieu Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Bridge Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 78,396 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Charles<5>
  • Sulphur [Calcasieu Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur
    • Sulphur [Calcasieu Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Bridge Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,065 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulphur<5>
  • Westlake [Calcasieu Parish]
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    • Westlake [Calcasieu Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Bridge Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westlake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westlake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westlake<5>
  • Iowa [Calcasieu Parish]
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    • Iowa [Calcasieu Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Bridge Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,164 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iowa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iowa
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • DeQuincy [Calcasieu Parish]
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      • DeQuincy [Calcasieu Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Bridge Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,086 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DeQuincy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeQuincy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DeQuincy<5>
    • Fenton [Jefferson Davis Parish]
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      • Fenton [Jefferson Davis Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Bridge Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fenton<5>
    • Greinwich Village [Calcasieu Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greinwich Village
      • Greinwich Village [Calcasieu Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Bridge Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greinwich Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greinwich Village
    • Prien [Calcasieu Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prien
      • Prien [Calcasieu Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Bridge Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prien
    • Carlyss [Calcasieu Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlyss
      • Carlyss [Calcasieu Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Bridge Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlyss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlyss
    • Lacassine [Jefferson Davis Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacassine
      • Lacassine [Jefferson Davis Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Bridge Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lacassine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacassine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacassine<5>

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 Bridge Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bridge Junction.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bridge Junction. 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 Bridge Junction.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bridge Junction. See our Newspapers Page for Bridge Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bridge Junction ...

Looking for more information about Bridge Junction? 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 Bridge Junction, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bridge Junction.

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About Calcasieu Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Calcasieu Parish: www.cppj.net/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Calcasieu, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridge Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bridge Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridge Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2638, Longitude: -93.1971       In this case, the coordinates for Bridge Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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