Bradfordsville is a Marion county city about six miles southeast of Lebanon at the forks of the Rolling Fork of Salt River. It grew up around the mill of Peter Bradford sometime around 1780. The town was known as Centerville, because of its proximity to the center of the state, and later Bradford's Mill.
Bradfordsville was established in 1835 and incorporated in 1860.
The Bradfordsville post office opened in 1834.
The population in 2020 was 269.
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