the Town of Bedford is midway between Lynchburg and Roanoke
Source: Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, US Geological Survey (USGS),
Landsat State Mosaics
Beford was an independent city until it reverted to town status on July 1, 2013.
though the City of Bedford became part of Bedford County in 2013, six years later an online mapping system for the US Army Corps of Engineers continued to show it as an independent city
Source: US Army Corps of Engineers,
National Inventory of Dams