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Bradford
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bracken
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID 507569

Bradford is an unincorporated community located in Bracken County, Kentucky, United States.

History

An early variant name was Metcalfe's Landing. A post office called Metcalfe's Landing was established in 1863, the name was changed to Bradford in 1866, and the post office closed in 1956. The present name honors Laban J. Bradford, a local businessman.

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