Bridgeport, Connecticut

Coordinates: 41°11′11″N 73°11′44″W / 41.18639°N 73.19556°W / 41.18639; -73.19556
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
City of Bridgeport
Flag of Bridgeport, Connecticut
Official seal of Bridgeport, Connecticut
Official logo of Bridgeport, Connecticut
The Park City
  • Industria Crecimus (Latin)
  • "By industry we thrive" (English)
Interactive map of Bridgeport
Coordinates: 41°11′11″N 73°11′44″W / 41.18639°N 73.19556°W / 41.18639; -73.19556
CountryUnited States
RegionMetropolitan CT
Metropolitan areaGreater Bridgeport
Incorporated (town)1821; 203 years ago (1821)
Incorporated (city)1836; 188 years ago (1836)
Named forA drawbridge over the Pequonnock River
 • TypeMayor-council
 • MayorJoseph P. Ganim (D)
 • City19.4 sq mi (50.2 km2)
 • Land16.0 sq mi (41.4 km2)
 • Water3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 • Urban
397.29 sq mi (1,029.0 km2)
3 ft (1 m)
 • City148,654
 • RankUS: 172nd
 • Density7,700/sq mi (3,000/km2)
 • Urban
916,408 (US: 50th)
 • Urban density2,306.6/sq mi (890.6/km2)
 • Metro
939,904 (US: 57th)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Codes
06601–06602, 06604–06608, 06610, 06650, 06673, 06699[3]
Area code203/475
FIPS code09-08000
GNIS feature ID205720
AirportSikorsky Memorial Airport
Major highways
Commuter rail

Bridgeport is a city of Connecticut in the United States. It is the most populated city in the state of Connecticut with a population of 148,654 as of 2020.[2] It is also the fifth largest city in New England, and part of the New York combined statistical area.

The very first Subway restaurant was opened in Bridgeport.

References[change | change source]

  1. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Census Bureau QuickFacts: Connecticut; Bridgeport". Retrieved August 19, 2021.
  3. "All Zip Codes in Bridgeport CT". Retrieved July 21, 2019.

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