Bridger, MT


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Bridger is a town in Carbon County, Montana, United States. It is part of the Billings, Montana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 745 at the 2000 census.
The town of Bridger was named for the scout Jim Bridger. Residents originally wanted to name the town after George Town one of the original settlers, but Town encouraged residents to name the newly founded town after his old friend Jim Bridger. The Bridger Trail passes to the southeast of the town of Bridger.
Bridger is located at 45°17′40″N 108°54′59″W / 45.29444°N 108.91639°W / 45.29444; -108.91639 (45.294337, -108.916421).