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Welcome to Bridger ...
The location of Bridger has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bridger has a population of 753 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bridger.
Bridger is 3,670 feet [1,119 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Bridger is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Bridger lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bridger lies within the (406) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bridger had an population of 753 people. This is an increase of 6.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bridger had a population of 708 people (which is 7.03% of the total population of Carbon County). This makes Bridger the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bridger represents 0.07% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 708 people, the population of Bridger decreased 4.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 745 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bridger.
Communities Also Named Bridger ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Bridger: This one is located in Carbon County and the other is located in Gallatin County.
Beyond Montana, there are 3 communities that are also named Bridger - they are located in South Dakota and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bridger.
Communities near Bridger ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bridger.
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 Bridger. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bridger.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bridger. 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 Bridger.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bridger. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bridger.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bridger ...
Looking for more information about Bridger? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bridger, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bridger.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022