Welcome to the Town of Bradford!

"We are an equal opportunity employer and service provider"
Located in Penobscot County, Maine




According to some early documents, Bradford was said to be first settled between 1803-05 by James White and Robert Marshall of Thomaston however early settler Cornelius Bradford was among the first to live in the settlement and died there in 1790. Cornelius Bradford is a lineal descendant of Governor William Bradford of the Plymouth Colony. He was the eldest child of Joshua and Hannah Bradford, who  were killed during the Raid on Meduncook. Bradford became a plantation in 1820 and a town in 1831.