About This Place
Bridgeport is a village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,186 at the 2000 census. It lies across the Ohio River from Wheeling, West Virginia, and is connected by two bridges to Wheeling Island in the Ohio River.
Bridgeport is located at 40°4′20″N 80°44′37″W / 40.07222°N 80.74361°W / 40.07222; -80.74361 (40.072092, -80.743542), along the Ohio River at the mouth of Wheeling Creek.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), all of it land.