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Encyclopedia > Bridgeport, California

Bridgeport, California is the county seat of Mono County, California. A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Mono County is a county located in east central California, to east of the Sierra Nevada between Yosemite National Park and Nevada. ...

Location of Bridgeport, California

Bridgeport is located at 38°15′21″N, 119°13′49″W (38.25583, -119.23028), at the intersection of highways US 395 and California 182. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias CA county maps by Bumm13. ... United States Highway 395 is a scenic highway that starts in the Mojave Desert at Interstate 15 near Hesperia, runs along the east side of the Sierra Nevada in the Owens Valley, winds through Carson City, Reno, back into California, crosses through the Modoc Plateau, and into eastern Oregon, into...

Visitors to Bridgeport often take advantage of one of California's best-kept natural hot springs, the Travertine Hot Springs, in the hills to the east of the town. Green Dragon Spring at Norris Geyser A hot spring is a place where warm or hot groundwater issues from the ground on a regular basis for at least a predictable part of the year, and is significantly above the ambient ground temperature (which is usually around 55~57°F or... Travertine A carving in travertine Travertine, a natural stone, is a white concretionary form of calcium carbonate that is usually hard and semicrystalline. ...

Bridgeport is also notable for its proximity to the well-preserved ghost town of Bodie. A street corner in the ghost town of Bodie, California. ... Bodie, California from cemetery Bodie, California is a ghost town on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, about 50 miles southeast of Lake Tahoe. ...

See also

Lee Vining lies at the base of the Sierra Nevada, on the shore of Mono Lake Lee Vining, California is an unincorporated town in Mono County, California, USA. It is located on the southwest short of Mono Lake, at 37°5724 N, 119°713 W (37. ... Mammoth Lakes is a town located in Mono County, California. ...

External link

  • Photographic virtual tour of Bridgeport.
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  Results from FactBites:
Bridgeport, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (176 words)
Bridgeport, California is the county seat of Mono County, California.
Bridgeport is the setting of the 1947 film Out of the Past; several sequences were filmed on location in the town.
Bridgeport plays a small role in the novel The Dharma Bums (1958) by Jack Kerouac; it is the place from where the main characters Ray Smith, Japhy Ryder and Henry Morley start their climb to the nearby Matterhorn Peak.
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