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Bridgeport, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67416
Area code 785

Bridgeport is an unincorporated community in southeastern Smoky View Township, Saline County, Kansas, United States. It lies along K-4 and a short distance east of Interstate 135, south of the city of Salina, the county seat of Saline County. The Smoky Hill River flows through the community. Its elevation is 1,302 feet (397 m), and it is located at 38°37′40″N 97°36′47″W / 38.62778°N 97.61306°W / 38.62778; -97.61306 (38.6277833, -97.6130924). As a part of Saline County, Bridgeport is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.

History

A post office was opened in Bridgeport in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1976.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bridgeport has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

See also: List of books about Saline County, Kansas

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