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Encyclopedia > Bradford County, Florida
Bradford County, Florida
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Map of Florida highlighting Bradford County
Location in the state of Florida
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Statistics
Founded December 31, 1858
Seat Starke
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

777 km² (300 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
18 km² (7 mi²), 2.30%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

26,088
13/km² 
Website: www.bradford-co-fla.org/
Bradford County Courthouse in Starke
Bradford County Courthouse in Starke

Bradford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 26,088. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 28,118 [1]. Its county seat is Starke, Florida6. Bradford County is best known as the home of the Florida State Prison as well as several other state correctional facilities. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_FL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Florida ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bradford County Courthouse Starke is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 472 KB)Bradford County Courthouse I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 472 KB)Bradford County Courthouse I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Starke is a city located in Bradford County, Florida. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bradford County Courthouse Starke is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Florida State Prison, also known as Starke Prison, is a correctional facility located just outside of Starke, Florida in Bradford County. ...

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History

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. 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by... This article is becoming very long. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 777 km² (300 mi²). 759 km² (293 mi²) of it is land and 18 km² (7 mi²) of it (2.30%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Baker County Courthouse in Macclenny Baker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Alachua County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 26,088 people, 8,497 households, and 6,194 families residing in the county. The population density was 34/km² (89/mi²). There were 9,605 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (33/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 76.28% White, 20.79% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. 2.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 8,497 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.40% were married couples living together, 13.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.10% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 32.10% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 127.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 132.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $33,140, and the median income for a family was $39,123. Males had a median income of $29,494 versus $20,745 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,226. About 11.10% of families and 14.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.30% of those under age 18 and 17.60% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Municipalities

Incorporated

  1. Town of Brooker
  2. City of Hampton
  3. City of Lawtey
  4. City of Starke

Brooker is a town located in Bradford County, Florida. ... Hampton is a city located in Bradford County, Florida. ... Lawtey is a city located in Bradford County, Florida. ... Bradford County Courthouse Starke is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. ...

Politics

Like much of rural northern Florida, Bradford County votes heavily Republican in presidential and congressional races, although still occasionally supporting Conservative Democrats in local and state contests. Sign in a rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China An artists rendering of an aerial view of the Maryland countryside: Jane Frank (Jane Schenthal Frank, 1918-1986), Aerial Series: Ploughed Fields, Maryland, 1974, acrylic and mixed materials on apertured double canvas, 52... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ... In American politics, Conservative Democrat is a term referring to a member of the Democratic Party who holds some conservative political views. ...

Presidential elections results
Year Republican Democratic Other
2004 69.6% 29.9% 0.5%
2000 62.4% 35.4% 2.2%
1996 49.0% 40.7% 10.3%
1992 44.0% 36.5% 20.2%
1988 63.6% 36.0% 0.4%

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External links

Government links/Constitutional offices

  • Bradford County Board of County Commissioners
  • Bradford County Supervisor of Elections
  • Bradford County Property Appraiser
  • Bradford County Sheriff's Office
  • Bradford County Tax Collector
  • Bradford County Real Estate

Special districts

  • Bradford County Schools
  • St. Johns River Water Management District

Judicial branch

  • Bradford County Clerk of Courts
  • Office of the State Attorney, 8th Judicial Circuit of Florida serving Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union Counties
  • Circuit and County Court for the 8th Judicial Circuit of Florida


Alachua County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Baker County Courthouse in Macclenny Baker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Gilchrist County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Levy County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

Cities and communities of Bradford County, Florida
County seat Starke Location of Bradford County
Incorporated places Brooker | Hampton | Lawtey | Starke
Census designated places none
Adjacent Counties Baker | Clay | Putnam | Alachua | Union


Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bradford County Courthouse Starke is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. ... Image File history File links Bradford_County_Florida. ... An incorporated place, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, is a type of governmental unit incorporated under state law as a city, town (except the New England states, New York, and Wisconsin), borough (except in Alaska and New York), or village and having legally prescribed limits, powers, and... Brooker is a town located in Bradford County, Florida. ... Hampton is a city located in Bradford County, Florida. ... Lawtey is a city located in Bradford County, Florida. ... Bradford County Courthouse Starke is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Baker County Courthouse in Macclenny Baker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Alachua County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Bradford County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (417 words)
Bradford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
In the county the population is spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 32.10% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $33,140, and the median income for a family is $39,123.
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