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Columbia River - Bridgeport, Washington aerial view

Bridgeport is a town 2,600 people (2018) in Columbia River Plateau of Washington State. It has over 1½ miles of Columbia River Waterfront that is within the City Limits


The area that is now Bridgeport was settled in the late 19th century and called Westfield at the time. Some of the earliest settlers in the area were Chinese miners extracting gold from the banks of the Columbia River. Developers purchased the town in 1892 and renamed it Bridgeport after where they had come from, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

The city of Bridgeport was incorporated on March 21, 1910. The biggest economic boom to come to the city came in the form of the building of the massive Chief Joseph Dam just upstream from the city limits.

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Map of Bridgeport (Washington)

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Chief Joseph Dam







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Routes through Bridgeport
Ends at US 97.svgBrewster  N WA-17.svg S  Coulee CityMoses Lake

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