Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Bridgeport, city and port of Connecticut, U.S., at the mouth of the Pequannock, which flows into Long Island Sound. It is 57 miles N.E. of New York. It affords good harbourage for small vessels, and has a considerable coasting trade. It has pleasant surroundings. Its chief industries are the manufacture of carriages, harness, machinery, metal cartridges and sewing machines.