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Bradshaw, West Virginia
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Welcome to Bradshaw ...

The town of Bradshaw is located in McDowell County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bradshaw has a population of 286 people<1> (see below for details).

Bradshaw is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Bradshaw: (304) & (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bradshaw had a population of 337 people. This makes Bradshaw the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Bradshaw represents 0.02% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 337 people, the population of Bradshaw increased 16.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 289 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bradshaw had an population of 286 people. This is a decrease of 15.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bradshaw ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bradshaw and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cedar Bluff (VA)   [Map]   1,025   S   18 miles [29 km]
Grundy (VA)   [Map]   929   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Richlands (VA)   [Map]   5,325   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Davy   [Map]   356   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gilbert   [Map]   403   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bradshaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Bradshaw: This one is located in McDowell County and the other is located in Logan County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 17 communities that are also named Bradshaw - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky (2), Maryland (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario (2), Tennessee, Texas (3) and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bradshaw. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bradshaw. 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 Bradshaw.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bradshaw ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Bradshaw, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Bradshaw.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Bradshaw. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bradshaw.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Bradshaw.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Bradshaw. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bradshaw) 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 Bradshaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bradshaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bradshaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3534, Longitude: -81.8012     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bradshaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bradshaw.



 
 
 

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