Bridgeport, Connecticut

county seat city of Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States

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.

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

The very first Subway restaurant was opened in Bridgeport.

References change

  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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