Bridgeport, Kansas

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Bridgeport
Unincorporated community
A map of Bridgeport, Kansas. Bridgeport is located in the northwest part of Saline County.
The location of Bridgeport, Kansas.
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
Government
 • Type Unincorporated community
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.[1] 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).[2] As a part of Saline County, Bridgeport is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.[3]

History[edit]

A post office was opened in Bridgeport in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1976.[4]

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Primary and secondary education[edit]

Bridgeport is part of Unified School District 306.[5][6][7]

Climate[edit]

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.[8]

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