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Bedford, Texas

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The location of Bedford

Welcome to Bedford ...

The city of Bedford is located in Tarrant County.

The location of Bedford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bedford has a population of 49,464 people<2> (see below for details).

Bedford is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bedford: (817) and (682)<4>

The ZIP codes for Bedford: 76021-76022, 76095<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bedford had a population of 46,979 people. This makes Bedford the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Bedford represents 0.19% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 46,979 people, the population of Bedford has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 47,152 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bedford had an population of 49,464 people. This is an increase of 5.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.9% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Bedford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Bedford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Virginia (2), Washington and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Bedford ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bedford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bedford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bedford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bedford:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bedford ...

Looking for more information about Bedford? 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 Bedford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bedford.

Communities near Bedford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dallas   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the East (E) of Bedford

Located in Dallas County

Fort Worth   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bedford

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Bedford

Irving   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Bedford

Located in Dallas County

Grand Prairie   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bedford

Located in Dallas County

Carrollton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bedford

Located in Dallas County

Lewisville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bedford

Located in Denton County

Flower Mound   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Bedford

Located in Denton County

Mansfield   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Bedford

Grapevine   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bedford

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bedford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bedford:

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The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bedford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bedford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (682) is an overlay for area code (817).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bedford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bedford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Bedford includes: 76021 & 76022.
<6>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- Bedford) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bedford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8464, Longitude: -97.1350     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bedford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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