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Welcome to Bradshaw ...

The town of Bradshaw is located in McDowell County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bradshaw has a population of 283 people<2> (see below for details).

Bradshaw is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Bradshaw: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bradshaw had an population of 283 people. This is a decrease of 16.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.08% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 289 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Bradshaw ...

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

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    • Richlands [Tazewell County]

      • Richlands [Tazewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Bradshaw
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
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    • Welch [McDowell County]

      • Welch [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bradshaw
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    • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County]

      • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Bradshaw
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    • Grundy [Buchanan County]

      • Grundy [Buchanan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Bradshaw
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    • Gary [McDowell County]

      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Bradshaw
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    • War [McDowell County]

      • War [McDowell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bradshaw
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    • Gilbert [Mingo County]

      • Gilbert [Mingo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Bradshaw
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    • Davy [McDowell County]

      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bradshaw
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    • Iaeger [McDowell County]

      • Iaeger [McDowell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Bradshaw
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    • Keystone [McDowell County]

      • Keystone [McDowell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Bradshaw
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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 Bradshaw. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bradshaw.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bradshaw.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bradshaw. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

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: https://www.wv.gov/

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 Bradshaw.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bradshaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bradshaw) 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 Bradshaw. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bradshaw

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






















 

 

 

 

 


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