Bridge City is a small community town of Jefferson Parish. The town of Bridge City is located in the western bank of the river, Mississippi. It is also a part of New Orleans - Kenner - Metairie MSA. Bridge City has a total area of about 5.5 sq. miles. An Annual Gumbo Festival is held in the Bridge city. A number of schools are operated under the Jefferson Parish Public School System and it is also a source of employment for the locals.