Bridgehead, California

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Bridgehead is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°00′18″N 121°45′20″W / 38.00500°N 121.75556°W / 38.00500; -121.75556Coordinates: 38°00′18″N 121°45′20″W / 38.00500°N 121.75556°W / 38.00500; -121.75556[1]
CountryUnited States
CountyContra Costa County
Elevation36 ft (11 m)
GNIS ID[1][2]1658133
FIPS code[1][2]06-08198

Bridgehead is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[1] It is located on the south bank of the San Joaquin River 3.25 miles (5.2 km) east of Antioch,[3] at an elevation of 36 feet (11 m).[1] The Antioch Bridge crosses the river at this point, hence the name.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Bridgehead (Contra Costa County, California)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: California". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on June 18, 2006. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
  3. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 606. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.