Bridgeport, Mariposa County, California

Bridgeport (until 1852, Suckertown)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mariposa County, California.[1] It is located on Agua Fria Creek 5 miles (8 km) east of Catheys Valley,[2] at an elevation of 1499 feet (457 m).[1]

Location in California
Bridgeport (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°26′00″N 120°00′16″W
CountryUnited States
CountyMariposa County
Elevation1,499 ft (457 m)

Originally called Suckertown, Andrew Church opened a store in 1852 and bestowed its current name.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bridgeport, Mariposa County, California
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 750. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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