Introduction to Bradley, Illinois
Bradley, Illinois, in Kankakee county, is 28 miles SE of Joliet, Illinois and 50 miles S of Chicago, Illinois. The village is conveniently located inside the Kankakee metropolitan area. There are an estimated 12,784 people in Bradley.
In 1891, the community of North Kankakee was established when the David Bradley Plow Works set up a factory in the area. In 1895, the town was renamed Bradley City, and the name was later changed to Bradley in honor of the company.
Bradley and nearby Attractions
- Village Square Shopping Center
- Bradley Public Library
- Helgesen Park
- Kankakee County Museum
- Arcadian Games
- Bradley First Church of the Nazarene
Things To Do In Bradley
The Village Square Shopping Center is the perfect spot for tourists to find some great deals. Bradley Sports Complex and Arcadian Games both provide ample provisions for a host of outdoor sports and games.
Chicago Midway International Airport, located nearby, provides air transportation facilities.
Bradley Higher Education
Olivet Nazarene University and Governors State University provide higher education to the citizens of Bradley.