Bradley Junction, Florida

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Bradley Junction, Florida
Census-designated place
Bradley Junction, Florida is located in Florida
Bradley Junction, Florida
Bradley Junction, Florida
Coordinates: 27°47′43″N 81°58′49″W / 27.79528°N 81.98028°W / 27.79528; -81.98028Coordinates: 27°47′43″N 81°58′49″W / 27.79528°N 81.98028°W / 27.79528; -81.98028
Country United States
State Florida
County Polk
 • 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)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 686
 • Density 320/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33835[3]
Area code(s) 863

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.[2] 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.


Bradley Junction is located at 27.795 degrees north, 81.98056 degrees west (27.795, -81.98056).[1][5] The elevation for the community is 135 feet above sea level.[6]


The community of Bradley Junction is served by Polk County Public Schools.


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