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Bridger, Wyoming

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Welcome to Bridger ...

Bridger is located in Uinta County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Bridger, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Bridger is 6,620 feet [2,018 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Bridger is 1¼ mile [or 2 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Bridger: (307)

Adding Bridger to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bridger in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bridger was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bridger on our Genealogy Page.

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 South Dakota.

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.

  • Lyman [Uinta County]
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    • Lyman [Uinta County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Bridger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<5>
  • Mountain View [Uinta County]
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    • Mountain View [Uinta County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bridger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain View<5>
  • Carter [Uinta County]
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    • Carter [Uinta County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bridger
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  • Fort Bridger [Uinta County]
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    • Piedmont [Uinta County] - Historic
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      • Piedmont [Uinta County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Bridger
    • Robertson [Uinta County]
    • Evanston [Uinta County]
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      • Evanston [Uinta County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Bridger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<5>
    • Almy [Uinta County]
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      • Almy [Uinta County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Bridger
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    • Bear River [Uinta County]
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      • Bear River [Uinta County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the west of Bridger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear River have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oakley [Lincoln County]
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      • Oakley [Lincoln County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Bridger
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Uinta County:

The official website for State of Wyoming:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Uinta, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bridger) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 BridgerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3819, Longitude: -110.5949       In this case, the coordinates for Bridger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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