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Bridgeport, Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
Location within Saline County and Kansas
KDOT map of Saline County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°37′40″N 97°36′47″W / 38.62778°N 97.61306°W / 38.62778; -97.61306Coordinates: 38°37′40″N 97°36′47″W / 38.62778°N 97.61306°W / 38.62778; -97.61306
Country United States
State Kansas
County Saline
Elevation
1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 64
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67416
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-08450
GNIS ID 476951

Bridgeport is an unincorporated community in Smoky View Township, Saline County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of the community and nearby areas was 64. It is located south of Salina, along K-4 near Interstate 135.

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 64
U.S. Decennial Census

For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Bridgeport as a census-designated place (CDP). Also, this community is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.

Education

The community is served by Southeast of Saline USD 306 public school district.

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