Historic Bradford County courthouse in Starke, Florida.

Bradford County, FL

Strawberry Fields Forever in Bradford County

Bradford County has a small town feel while still being centrally located near North Florida’s biggest cities – Jacksonville, Gainesville and Lake City. The close-knit community has over 28,000 people with the majority living in the city of Starke where, yes, the strawberry fields are ripe for Bradford’s most popular strawberry festival. Life in Bradford County is pretty great, but what about jobs? Bradford County has over 800 businesses in Public Administration, Accommodation and Food Services and Education. The rural life is perfect for working remotely – but if you need to catch a meeting in one of its nearby cities, the region provides easy access to the interstate.

#18 Florida county with the lowest cost of living Niche Best Places, 2022
$118,900 Average selling price for a single-family home United States Census, 2022

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