Welcome to Bradford County Florida ... where Agriculture meets Industry

Bradford County

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Welcome to Bradford County Florida where agriculture meets industry. Every day we help companies like yours achieve their goals through low corporate taxes, zero percent income tax and streamlined regulations. What can a future in Florida do for your business? We are excited to provide information which will assist you in the decision of why Bradford County is the right place for you to do business. Within Bradford county there are three cities; Starke, Hampton and Lawtey as well as the town of Brooker.  Each of these has their own unique attributes and along with surrounding communities offers a variety of housing and recreational activities for every lifestyle.  Here you will find that old southern charm meets new southern vision. 

Bradford County consists of 300 square miles located in the northeast portion of Florida and has an estimated population of 26,850.  Centrally located near Jacksonville, Gainesville and Lake City you will find an available workforce, reasonably priced land, favorable taxes and excellent transportation options.  With the close proximity of Interstate 10, Interstate 75 and Interstate 95, the major highways 301 and 100 combined with the availability of rail and air services you can keep your business moving forward.

In Bradford County, we understand time is money.  You will be pleased with the expedited zoning process which provides for fast track development. With the cooperation of the local city, county and state government and the North Florida Economic Development Partnership there are an array of valuable incentive, grant and workforce training programs for companies wanting to locate or relocate to Bradford County.

We believe you can’t be all work and no play and Bradford County has the “Sweetest Strawberries This Side of Heaven”. The Strawberry Festival celebrates in April at the peak of strawberry season with a street festival that includes arts, crafts, food, music, and section just for children! Free Entertainment all weekend! Sounds of Freedom Fest will be September 8 and 9, 2017 on Historic Call Street in Downtown Starke.  What does your freedom sound like?  Car show on Saturday, Truck show on Sunday, rides for the kids, music both days all day, vendors, hunting items, craft breweries, and wineries, and water craft displays.  

Airports

  • Jacksonville International Airport - 1 hour 11 minutes
  • Gainesville Airport - 32 minutes
  • Ocala International Airport - 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Lake City Airport - 1 hour 4 minutes
  • Keystone Heights Airport - 4 minutes 

Cities and Towns in the Bradford County Region