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Bridgeport, Connecticut
City of Bridgeport
Clockwise from top: Downtown Bridgeport, the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry, the United Congregational Church, St. Patrick's Church, and the P.T. Barnum Museum
Clockwise from top: Downtown Bridgeport, the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry, the United Congregational Church, St. Patrick's Church, and the P.T. Barnum Museum
Banner o Bridgeport, Connecticut
Banner
Offeecial seal o Bridgeport, Connecticut
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The Park City, The Port, B-Port, BPT
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Location in Fairfield County and the state of Connecticut.
Bridgeport, Connecticut is locatit in the US
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 41°11′11″N 73°11′44″W / 41.18639°N 73.19556°W / 41.18639; -73.19556Coordinates: 41°11′11″N 73°11′44″W / 41.18639°N 73.19556°W / 41.18639; -73.19556
CountryUnited States
StateConnecticut
CountyFairfield
NECTABridgeport-Stamford
RegionGreater Bridgeport
Incorporated (town)1821
Incorporated (city)1836
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-council
 • MayorJoe Ganim
Area
 • Ceety50.2 km2 (19.4 sq mi)
 • Land41.4 km2 (16.0 sq mi)
 • Water8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
 • Urban
3,843.8 km2 (9,014.3 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 • Ceety144,229
 • Estimate 
(2013)[2]
147,216
 • RankUS: 172nt
 • Density3,354/km2 (8,720.9/sq mi)
 • Urban
923,311 (US: 48t)
 • Metro
939,904 (US: 57t)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastren)
ZIP code
06601, 06602, 06604, 06605, 06606, 06607, 06608, 06610, 06650, 06673, 06699[3]
Aurie code(s)203/475
FIPS code09-08000
GNIS featur ID0205720
WabsteidCity of Bridgeport

Bridgeport is a seaport ceety in the U.S. state o Connecticut. It is the lairgest ceety in the state an is locatit in Fairfield Coonty at the mooth o the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound.

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