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Bradford is a city in the Pennsylvania Wilds.


Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

US 219, the aptly named Buffalo-Pittsburgh Highway, runs north and south through town.

By plane[edit]

  • 1 Bradford Regional Airport (BFD IATA), 212 Airport Rd., Lewis Run, +1 814 368-5928. Served with daily commuter flights from Pittsburgh via Southern Airways Express: four on weekdays, two on Saturdays, and three on Sundays.

By bus[edit]

Service from DuBois via St. Marys and various points in between.
Service from Buffalo via Springville, Ellicottville, Salamanca, and various points in between.

Get around[edit]

Map of Bradford (Pennsylvania)


  • Zippo/Case Museum, 1932 Zippo Dr (Chestnut St Ext), +1 814 368-1932. M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su 11AM-4PM; closed 1-2 Jan, Easter, Thanksgiving, 25 Dec. Proving the adage that there's a museum for everything in the United States, the Zippo/Case Museum highlights the history and technology of Zippo lighters. Case pocketknives are also represented, since W.R. Case & Sons is now owned by Zippo, but the lighters are the main attraction. There's also a flagship Zippo/Case store on the premises. Admission to the museum is free.
  • Penn-Brad Oil Museum, 901 South Ave, Custer City, +1 814 362-1955, . M-F 9AM-4PM, Sa 9AM-2PM. Proving the adage that there's a museum for everything in the United States, the Penn-Brad Oil Museum aims to preserve the history of the Bradford oil fields. Northwestern Pennsylvania was one of the first places where oil wells were drilled. Adults $5, seniors/groups $4.50, children/military families free.







The area code is Erie's, 814. The local newspaper is the Bradford Era.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Bradford
BuffaloSalamanca  N  S  → Jct W ERidgwayDuBois
BuffaloSalamanca  N  S  RidgwayDuBois

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