Bridgeport, Kansas

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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
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySaline
Elevation
1,302 ft (397 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67416
Area code785

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.

History[edit]

A post office was opened in Bridgeport in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1976.[1]

Geography[edit]

The Smoky Hill River flows through the community.[2] 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).[3]

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.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As a part of Saline County, Bridgeport is a part of the Salina micropolitan area.[5]

Education[edit]

Bridgeport is part of Unified School District 306.[6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ DeLorme. Kansas Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2009, 48. ISBN 0-89933-342-7.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bridgeport, Kansas
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Bridgeport, Kansas
  5. ^ Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses Archived 2008-11-17 at the Wayback Machine, Office of Management and Budget, 2007-11-20. Accessed 2008-08-14.
  6. ^ USD 306
  7. ^ Kansas School District Boundary Map Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Saline County School District Map Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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