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Radford, Virginia
(Bedford County)

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The location of Radford

Welcome to Radford ...

Radford is located in Bedford County.

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

Radford is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

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

Communities near Radford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Altavista   [Map]   3,422   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bedford   [Map]   6,536   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Boones Mill   [Map]   235   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gretna   [Map]   1,213   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hurt   [Map]   1,243   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Shore   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Radford ...

While we believe that this Radford is located in Bedford County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Radford. Those communities are located in the following counties: Montgomery and Radford City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 8 communities that are also named Radford - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Quebec and Texas.

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

See 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 Radford. 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 Radford. 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 Radford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Radford ...

Looking for more information about Radford? 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.

Looking for more information about Radford? 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 Radford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Radford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Bedford County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia:

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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Radford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Radford) 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 Radford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Radford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Radford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1382, Longitude: -79.6178     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Radford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Radford.

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