Bradford County, Florida

Bradford County: County in Florida, United States


Bradford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,520 and a population density of 37 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 28,593 inhabitants. Its county seat is Starke. The county was created 165 years ago in 1858.

Bradford County locator map
Location of Bradford County on Florida map.

Quick Facts about Bradford County

Population : 28,593 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
Different from : Bradford County
Area : 777 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.2%
Land as percent of area : 97.8%
Capital : Starke
Establishment : December 12, 1858
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:07:20 (24th May 2024)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.26% (2010-2020)
Bradford County Courthouse image
Bradford County Courthouse
Bradford County Courthouse image


Bradford County is located at 29°56'60"N 82°10'8"W (29.9499600, -82.1687800). It has 4 neighbors: Alachua County, Clay County, Putnam County and Union County.

Bradford County map

The largest city of Bradford County is Lawtey with a population of 740. Other cities include and Hampton population 512. See all Bradford County cities & populated places.

Bradford County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Bradford County.

City Name Population Title
Starke 5,471 Town in Florida
Lawtey 740 Human settlement in Bradford County, Florida, United States of America
Hampton 512 City in Florida
Brooker 340 Town in Florida, United States

Bradford County has 4 neighbours.

  • Starke


The population of Bradford County increased by 0.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 28,520 - census
2011 28,431 -0.31% estimation process
2012 27,051 -5.1% estimation process
2013 26,802 -0.93% estimation process
2014 26,552 -0.94% estimation process
2015 26,748 0.73% estimation process
2016 26,740 -0.03% estimation process
2017 27,142 1.48% estimation process
2018 27,752 2.2% estimation process
2019 28,201 1.59% estimation process
2020 28,593 1.37% estimation process

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People born in Bradford County (1)

American writer James McLendon was born in Bradford County

Other places with the same name (2)

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