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(Crenshaw County)

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Welcome to Brantley ...

The town of Brantley is located in Crenshaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Brantley has a population of 788 people<1> (see below for details).

Brantley is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Brantley lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Brantley lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Brantley: 36009<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brantley had a population of 809 people (which is 5.82% of the total population of Crenshaw County). This makes Brantley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Brantley represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 277th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 809 people, the population of Brantley decreased 12.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 920 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brantley had an population of 788 people. This is a decrease of 2.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.35% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brantley.

Communities near Brantley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Babbie   [Map]   599   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dozier   [Map]   325   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,875   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gantt   [Map]   215   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   186   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Goshen   [Map]   253   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brantley.

Communities Also Named Brantley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Brantley: This one is located in Crenshaw County and the other is located in Dallas County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 4 communities that are also named Brantley - they are located in Florida, Georgia and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brantley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brantley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brantley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brantley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brantley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brantley ...

Looking for more information about Brantley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brantley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brantley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brantley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brantley.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brantley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Brantley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brantley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Brantley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brantley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brantley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brantley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brantley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5822, Longitude: -86.2569     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brantley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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