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Welcome to Brent ...

The city of Brent is located in Bibb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Brent has a population of 4,919 people<1> (see below for details).

Brent is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Brent is located in the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Brent: 35034<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brent had a population of 4,947 people (or 21.59% of the total population of Bibb County). This makes Brent the county's most populous community.

The population of Brent represents 0.1% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,947 people, the population of Brent increased 22.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,024 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Brent had an population of 4,919 people. This is a decrease of 0.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brent ...

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Egypt - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fikestown - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Pratt Ferry - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Scottsville   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Brent - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

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

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 Brent. 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 Brent. 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 Brent.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brent ...

Looking for more information about Brent? 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 Brent, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brent.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Brent. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.us/

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 Brent.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brent - 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 city (such as Brent). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brent 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Brent. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brent) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brent. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9420, Longitude: -87.1752     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brent have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brent.