Bradley Junction, Florida
|Bradley Junction, Florida|
|• Total||2.151 sq mi (5.57 km2)|
|• Land||2.108 sq mi (5.46 km2)|
|• Water||0.043 sq mi (0.11 km2)|
|Elevation||138 ft (42 m)|
|• Density||320/sq mi (120/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Bradley Junction (also known as Bradley) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in southwestern Polk County, Florida, United States. Its population was 686 as of the 2010 census. Bradley Junction was named after phosphate mining company executive Peter B. Bradley, who created the Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railway in July 1905. In the mid 1990s, the Florida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum moved the railroad station from Bradley Junction to Parrish. The depot was then consumed by a fire soon after the move.
The community of Bradley Junction is served by Polk County Public Schools.
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