Bradford County

Bradford County is located in Northeast Florida bordering Alachua, Union, Baker, Clay and Putnam Counties.

Bradford County was established as New River County in 1858 from portions of Columbia and Alachua counties. It was renamed in 1861 in honor of Captain Richard Bradford, the first Florida officer killed in the Civil War. 

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Bradford County School District believes in helping students reach their full potential bradford by providing them with the knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in the real world. The school district has at least 3,000 students attending 12 schools in grades ranging from pre-K to 12th grade. According to state standards, 43% of students in the district are considered proficient in math and reading.

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The Bradford County Public Library is the only library in Bradford County. It is located in Starke. It is part of the New River Public Library Cooperative, which also supports libraries in Baker County and Union County.

The New River Public Library Cooperative is a cooperative of three libraries in Bradford County, Baker County, and Union County.