Place:Bradford, Florida, United States

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Bradford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 26,088. In 2010, the census for that year showed a population increase to 28,520. Its county seat is Starke. Bradford County is the home of the Florida State Prison as well as several other state correctional facilities.

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History

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New River County was created in 1858. It was renamed Bradford County in 1861. It was named for Captain Richard Bradford, who fought in the American Civil War and was killed in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island, becoming the first Confederate officer from Florida to die during the Civil War. Union County was carved out of Bradford in 1921.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1858 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1868 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1875 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1930 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 3,820
1870 3,671
1880 6,112
1890 7,516
1900 10,295
1910 14,090
1920 12,503
1930 9,405
1940 8,717
1950 11,457
1960 12,446
1970 14,625
1980 20,023
1990 22,515

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