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The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Bridgeport is approximately 1831 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,114 (1990), 810 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bridgeport is 3.612 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bridgeport to Washington DC is 219 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 123 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bridgeport is positioned 40.06 degrees north of the equator and 80.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Like many Ohio communities, Bridgeport is the home of some renowned athletes. Baseball Hall of Famer, Phil Niekro, is probably at the top of this list. His brother, Joe Niekro, also had a fine major league baseball career. John Havlicek, who played at Ohio State and with the Boston Celtics, is one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Bill Jobko played football at Ohio State and later in the National Football League. Bobby Douglas has earned distinction both as a world-class amateur wrestler and coach. At Arizona State, his team won an NCAA Division I championship. He is currently (1999) the head coach at Iowa State.

Bridgeport is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan area.
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Bridgeport City Government

Bridgeport City Building
301 Main St.
Bridgeport, Ohio 43912-1347
Phone: 740-635-2424

Bridgeport Libraries

Bridgeport Public Library
334 Main St.
Bridgeport, Ohio 43912-1346
Phone: 740-635-2563
Fax: 740-635-2563

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