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Communities Also Named Brooks ...

We found 30 communities that share the name Brooks.

Within Alberta, the name Brooks is unique.

Beyond Alberta, we know of another 30 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Covington County
      • This Brooks is located in Covington County and lies 1,843 miles [2,966 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Covington County community of Brooks.
    • Arkansas
      • Grant County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Brooks [Grant County].
      • Saline County
      • This Brooks is located in Saline County and lies 1,473 miles [2,370.6 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Saline County community of Brooks.
    • California
      • Yolo County
      • This Brooks is located in Yolo County and lies 957 miles [1,540.1 km]<1> to the southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Yolo County community of Brooks.
    • Georgia
      • Fayette County
      • This Brooks is located in Fayette County and lies 1,827 miles [2,940.3 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Brooks.
      • Wilkinson County
      • This Brooks is located in Wilkinson County and lies 1,888 miles [3,038.4 km] to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilkinson County community of Brooks.
    • Illinois
      • Madison County
      • This Brooks is located in Madison County and lies 1,336 miles [2,150.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Madison County community of Brooks.
    • Indiana
      • Hamilton County
      • This Brooks is located in Hamilton County and lies 1,449 miles [2,331.9 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hamilton County community of Brooks.
    • Iowa
      • Adams County
      • This Brooks is located in Adams County and lies 1,052 miles [1,693 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Brooks.
    • Kansas
      • Wilson County
      • This Brooks is located in Wilson County and lies 1,212 miles [1,950.5 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wilson County community of Brooks.
    • Kentucky
      • Bullitt County
      • This Brooks is located in Bullitt County and lies 1,542 miles [2,481.6 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bullitt County community of Brooks.
    • Louisiana
      • Pointe Coupee Parish
      • This Brooks is located in Pointe Coupee Parish and lies 1,725 miles [2,776.1 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pointe Coupee Parish community of Brooks.
    • Maine
      • Waldo County
      • This Brooks is located in Waldo County and lies 2,006 miles [3,228.3 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Waldo County community of Brooks.
    • Massachusetts
      • Worcester County
      • This Brooks is located in Worcester County and lies 1,956 miles [3,147.9 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Worcester County community of Brooks.
    • Michigan
      • Bay County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Brooks [Bay County].
      • Menominee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Brooks [Menominee County].
      • Newaygo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Brooks [Newaygo County].
    • Minnesota
      • Polk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Brooks [Polk County].
      • Red Lake County
      • This Brooks is located in Red Lake County and lies 740 miles [1,190.9 km]<1> to the east.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Red Lake County community of Brooks.
    • Mississippi
      • Sunflower County
      • This Brooks is located in Sunflower County and lies 1,583 miles [2,547.6 km]<1> to the southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sunflower County community of Brooks.
    • Montana
      • Fergus County
      • This Brooks is located in Fergus County and lies 258 miles [415.2 km]<1> to the south southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fergus County community of Brooks.
    • North Carolina
      • Buncombe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Brooks [Buncombe County].
      • Lenoir County
      • This Brooks is located in Lenoir County and lies 2,004 miles [3,225.1 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lenoir County community of Brooks.
    • Ohio
      • Clark County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Clark County, we don't know where within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Brooks.
    • Oregon
      • Marion County
      • This Brooks is located in Marion County and lies 638 miles [1,026.8 km]<1> to the west southwest.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marion County community of Brooks.
    • Texas
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Brooks [Jefferson County].
      • Panola County
      • Although located in Panola County, we don't know the location within the .
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Panola County community of Brooks.
    • Virginia
      • Stafford County
      • This Brooks is located in Stafford County and lies 1,872 miles [3,012.7 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stafford County community of Brooks.
    • West Virginia
      • Summers County
      • This Brooks is located in Summers County and lies 1,755 miles [2,824.4 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Summers County community of Brooks.
    • Wisconsin
      • Adams County
      • This Brooks is located in Adams County and lies 1,137 miles [1,829.8 km]<1> to the east southeast.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Brooks.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brooks ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Bow City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow City
  • Duchess
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duchess came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duchess
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchess <5>
  • Gem
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gem came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gem
  • Patricia
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patricia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patricia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patricia <5>
  • Rolling Hills
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
  • Rosemary
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemary
  • Steveville
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)

How Far From Brooks to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Brooks to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Brooks and extending to:

  • Edmonton, which is the Provincial Capital of Alberta, lies 216 miles [347.6 km]<1> to the north northwest (NNW). If you could drive a straight line from Brooks to Edmonton, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take nearly four hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 13 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 9 days.
  • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,691 miles [2,721.4 km] to the east (E). Driving would take most of three days, a buggy would take 66 days and walking would take 96 days.
  • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,399 miles [10,298.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,167 miles [11,534.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,218 miles [8,397.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

The official website for Brooks: www.brooks.ca/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brooks) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5687, Longitude: -111.8964    
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Brooks could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Brooks, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Brooks to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.493 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 332.991 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 320.618 degrees.









 

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