RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Bridgeport, Nebraska

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other NE
Communities





The location of Bridgeport













Welcome to Bridgeport ...

The city of Bridgeport is located in Morrill County and is the County Seat for Morrill County.

The location of Bridgeport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Bridgeport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bridgeporter<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bridgeport has a population of 1,476 people<3> (see below for details).

Bridgeport is 3,660 feet [1,116 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Bridgeport is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Bridgeport lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bridgeport lies within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bridgeport had a population of 1,545 people (or 30.64% of the total population of Morrill County). This makes Bridgeport the county's most populous community.

The population of Bridgeport represents 0.08% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,545 people, the population of Bridgeport decreased 3.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,594 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bridgeport had an population of 1,476 people. This is a decrease of 4.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.4% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bridgeport.

Communities near Bridgeport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Alden - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Angora   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Atkins - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bayard   [Map]   1,103   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bonner - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Broadwater   [Map]   116   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bridgeport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 65 communities that are also named Bridgeport - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois (4), Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bridgeport. If available, we provide a satellite 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. Our list includes 5 papers.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bridgeport, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bridgeport.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in Nebraska

About Morrill County

About Nebraska

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 State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

- Return to Citation

<2>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 city'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.

- Return to Citation

<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bridgeport.

- Return to Citation

<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridgeport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bridgeport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bridgeport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridgeport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6671, Longitude: -103.0989     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bridgeport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation























 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 14 Jul 2019