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Welcome to Bradford ...

The city of Bradford is located in McKean County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bradford has a population of 8,210 people<2> (see below for details).

Bradford is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bradford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Bradford: (814)

Websites for Bradford ...

Official Website: www.bradfordpa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bradford had an population of 8,210 people. This is a decrease of 6.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bradford had a population of 8,770 people (which is 20.18% of the total population of McKean County). This makes Bradford the county's most populous community.

The population of Bradford represents 0.07% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,770 people, the population of Bradford decreased 4.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,175 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bradford.

Communities Also Named Bradford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Bradford - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah (2) and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bradford.

Communities near Bradford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bradford.

  • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Bradford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,437 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olean<5>
  • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bradford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
  • Salamanca [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Salamanca [Cattaraugus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Bradford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salamanca have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salamanca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salamanca<5>
  • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bradford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,518 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Bradford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Great Valley [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Great Valley [Cattaraugus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Bradford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olean
      • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Bradford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olean have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allegany
      • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Bradford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,696 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allegany<5>
    • Little Valley [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Valley
      • Little Valley [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Bradford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Valley
    • Smethport [McKean County]
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      • Smethport [McKean County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Bradford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smethport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smethport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smethport<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bradford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bradford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bradford. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bradford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bradford. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bradford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bradford ...

Looking for more information about Bradford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bradford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bradford.

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The official website for Bradford: www.bradfordpa.com/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including McKean, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bradford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bradford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bradford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bradford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bradford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bradford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9560, Longitude: -78.6473    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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