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Bridgeport, West Virginia
Welcome to Bridgeport ...
The city of Bridgeport is located in Harrison 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 2017, Bridgeport has a population of 8,635 people<3> (see below for details).
Bridgeport is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bridgeport lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Bridgeport: (304) and (681)<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bridgeport had a population of 8,149 people (or 11.79% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Bridgeport the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bridgeport represents 0.44% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,149 people, the population of Bridgeport increased 11.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,306 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bridgeport had an population of 8,635 people. This is an increase of 5.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.19% 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 from Bridgeport and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
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), 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, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bridgeport:
Websites for Bridgeport ...
Official Website: www.bridgeportwv.com/
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bridgeport: www.bridgeportwv.com/
The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 May 2019