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Welcome to Bransford ...

Bransford is located in Sumner County<1>.

The location of Bransford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Bransford had a population of 170 people.<3> (see below for details).

Bransford is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bransford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Bransford, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Bransford: (615)

Communities Also Named Bransford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bransford - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Bransford ...

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

  • Gallatin [Sumner County]
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    • Gallatin [Sumner County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Bransford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallatin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallatin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallatin<6>
  • Portland [Sumner County]
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    • Portland [Sumner County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Bransford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<6>
  • Hartsville [Trousdale County]
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    • Hartsville [Trousdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Bransford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<6>
  • Lafayette [Macon County]
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    • Lafayette [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Bransford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Scottsville [Allen County]
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      • Scottsville [Allen County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Bransford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville<6>
    • Centerville [Wilson County]
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      • Centerville [Wilson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Bransford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,595 people
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    • Westmoreland [Sumner County]
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      • Westmoreland [Sumner County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Bransford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmoreland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmoreland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westmoreland<6>
    • Hall Town [Sumner County]
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      • Hall Town [Sumner County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Bransford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Town
    • Ocana [Sumner County]
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      • Ocana [Sumner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Bransford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,086 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocana
    • Castalian Springs [Sumner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castalian Springs
      • Castalian Springs [Sumner County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Bransford
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castalian Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castalian Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castalian Springs<6>

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 Bransford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bransford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bransford. 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 Bransford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bransford. See our Newspapers Page for Bransford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bransford ...

Looking for more information about Bransford? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bransford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bransford.

Adding Bransford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bransford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bransford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bransford on our Genealogy Page.

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About Sumner County

About Tennessee

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bransford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sumner County: www.sumnertn.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Sumner, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bransford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bransford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bransford) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bransford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5042, Longitude: -86.2700       In this case, the coordinates for Bransford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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