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Welcome to Bridger ...

Bridger is located in Ziebach County<1>.

Bridger is 1,900 feet [579 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Bridger: (605)

Communities Also Named Bridger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bridger - they are located in Montana (2) 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.

  • Red Scaffold [Ziebach County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Scaffold
    • Red Scaffold [Ziebach County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Bridger
    • Estimated population in 2014: 372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Scaffold have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Scaffold
  • Hartley [Haakon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartley
    • Hartley [Haakon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Bridger
    • Estimated population in 2014: 129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartley
  • Plainview [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainview
    • Plainview [Meade County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Bridger
    • Estimated population in 2014: 55 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainview
  • Howes [Meade County]
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    • Milesville [Haakon County]
    • Marcus [Meade County]
    • Cherry Creek [Ziebach County]
    • Creighton [Pennington County]
    • White Owl [Meade County]
    • Enning [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enning
      • Enning [Meade County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<3> to the west of Bridger
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enning have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enning<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 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. 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Ziebach, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Bridger) 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 Bridger. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bridger

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5462, Longitude: -101.9123    
<4>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.
<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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