Tradeford is the main city of Farrow located at a ford of the Vin River. The city is very wealthy as it is a main crossing point for trade goods traveling through the Six Duchies. During his false reign as King Regal Farseer relocates his throne to Tradeford.
Lord Bright, cousin of Regal and Duke of Farrow, normally lives the castle there. When Regal moves to Tradeford he sends Bright to Buckkeep to control Buck. After the end of the Red Ship Wars Bright remains in Buckkeep for some time and Lady Patience controls the city in his stead.