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Bedford is a city in Lawrence County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Bedford County, TN
The latitude of Bedford is 38.861N. The longitude is -86.487W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,469.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bedford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47421 ZIP code.
18% of Bedford residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bedford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bedford was $17,649, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Bedford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bedford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Libraries in Bedford include Bedford Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bedford include Bedford Times-Mail
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bedford political report.
The average commute time for Bedford workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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