Bedford County , Virginia

Bedford County: County in Virginia, United States

About

Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 68,676 and a population density of 34 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 79,811 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bedford. The county was created 268 years ago in 1752.

Bedford County Quick Facts

Population : 79,811 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Bedford County, Bedford, Bedford County
Area : 1992 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.1%
Land as percent of area : 97.9%
Named for : John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford
Capital : Bedford
Establishment : January 01, 1753
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:44:14 (27th November 2021)
Density : 40 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.95% (2010-2020)
Weather : 48℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Bedford County locator map
Location of Bedford County on Virginia map.
Bedford VA - county courthouse image
Bedford VA - county courthouse
Bedford VA - county courthouse image

Geography

Bedford County is located at 37°18'54"N 79°31'27"W (37.3149400, -79.5242200). It has 8 neighbors: Amherst County, Botetourt County, Campbell County, Franklin County, Lynchburg, Pittsylvania County, Roanoke County and Rockbridge County.

Bedford County map

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Weather

Bedford County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 48. more

Bedford County has 8 neighbours.

  • Bedford

Demographics

The population of Bedford County increased by 13.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 68,676 - census
2011 75,554 9.1% estimation process
2012 75,750 0.26% estimation process
2013 76,177 0.56% estimation process
2014 77,034 1.11% estimation process
2015 77,629 0.77% estimation process
2016 77,993 0.47% estimation process
2017 78,378 0.49% estimation process
2018 78,882 0.64% estimation process
2019 78,997 0.15% estimation process
2020 79,811 1.02% estimation process

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Local Places in Bedford County

People born in Bedford County (23)

People born in Bedford County, including politician Philip Doddridge, politician Matthew Talbot, politician James Clark, you can see a list of people who born in Bedford County.

Other places with the same name (3)

Bedford County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bedford County.

City Name Population Title
Forest 9,106 Census-designated place in Bedford County, Virginia, United States
Bedford 6,644 Town in Bedford County, Virginia, United States

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