Branford Public Library
Our public library is located at
703 NW Suwannee Ave
Branford, FL 32008
M – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
T – F- 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Call (386) 935-1556.
Branford Fire Department
Branford has a volunteer Fire Department. The volunteers are well trained and are very dedicated to the citizens of Branford and the surrounding community. Mr. Robert Yates is the Fire Chief.
Call 911 for service!
Oak Grove Cemetery
Even though it sits outside the town limits, the Oak Grove Cemetery located at 27092 77th rd is owned by the town.
If you are interested in purchasing lots you can come to the town hall for assistance.
Prices are as follows:
$300.00 – town of branford residence
$600.00 – suwannee county residence
$1500.00 – out of county residence
Proof of residence is required.
Suwannee County Tax Collector
The Suwannee County Tax Collector is in Branford (at 606 NW Suwannee Ave, county office next to town hall) twice a month to assist with tags, titles and taxes. Their hours are 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM (closed 12:00 to 1:00 for lunch) on the first and third Tuesdays of every month. You may get your tag renewed but you will need to go to the Live Oak office to get your drivers license. The mobile drivers license unit is also in Branford at the same location on the first Tuesday of each quarter. The hope is to better serve the citizens of the south end of Suwannee County. Click Here to Visit the Tax Collector’s Website.
Suwannee Co. Property Appraiser
The property appraiser sends a representative to Branford during the months of January and February each year as a service to the south end of the county. They are here at the town hall on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of these months from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Click Here to Visit the Property Appraiser’s Website
Suwannee Sheriff’s Office
The Town of Branford is covered by the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Department. We are under contract and have deputies in town around the clock. If you need assistance from law enforcement they can be reached at 386-362-2222 or by calling 911 in case of an emergency. They do have an annex office here in town however, they do not have personnel there full-time. The annex is located at 27055 SE 83rd Place and that phone number is 386-935-4514.Click Here to Visit the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Website.
Senior Citizen Resources
The Suwannee River Economic Council comes to Branford twice a week to provide meals for the senior citizens (60 +) in our community. They meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am -1:00 pm to share a meal and enjoy each others company. The group meets at the old Suwannee County health dept. building located at 120 SW Suwannee Ave. For more information you can contact Sabrina Brock at 386-362-1164. Click Here to Visit the SREC Website.
The Suwannee County Veterans Service Officer comes to Branford on the last Thursday of each month. Mr. Ellis Gray works out of the old County Health Dept. building when here. Mr. Gray is employed by the county and certified by the State of Florida. He helps assist Veterans with claims to the VA, as well as their dependants. He will be in Branford from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM on these days. For further information you can contact Mr. Gray at 386-364-3403.