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Welcome to Bridgeport ...
The city of Bridgeport is located in Wise 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 6,590 people<3> (see below for details).
Bridgeport is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bridgeport lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Bridgeport: (940)
The ZIP code for Bridgeport: 76426<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bridgeport had a population of 5,976 people (which is 10.11% of the total population of Wise County). This makes Bridgeport the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bridgeport represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 296th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,976 people, the population of Bridgeport increased 38.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,309 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bridgeport had an population of 6,590 people. This is an increase of 10.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.94% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census 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), Nebraska, 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, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bridgeport.
Websites for Bridgeport ...
Official Website: www.ci.bridgeport.tx.us/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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.
Communities near Bridgeport ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the East (E) of Bridgeport
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Bridgeport
Located in Parker County
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bridgeport
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Bridgeport
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bridgeport
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Bridgeport
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bridgeport
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bridgeport
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Bridgeport
Located in Montague County
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Bridgeport
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bridgeport.
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The official website for Bridgeport: www.ci.bridgeport.tx.us/
The official website for Wise County: www.co.wise.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 01 Jan 2020