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Welcome to Brent ...

The city of Brent is located in Bibb County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brent has a population of 4,723 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Brent.

Brent is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Brent: (205)

The ZIP code for Brent: 35034<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brent had an population of 4,723 people. This is a decrease of 4.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brent had a population of 4,947 people (which is 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Brent ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brent.

  • Vance [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vance
    • Vance [Tuscaloosa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Brent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vance have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vance<7>
  • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaling
    • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Brent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,633 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaling have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaling
  • Woodstock [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock [Bibb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Brent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,630 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<7>
  • West Blocton [Bibb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Blocton
    • West Blocton [Bibb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Brent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,228 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Blocton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Blocton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Blocton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Bibb [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Bibb
      • North Bibb [Bibb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Brent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Bibb have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Bibb
    • Maplesville [Chilton County]
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      • Maplesville [Chilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Brent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maplesville<7>
    • Wilton [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
      • Wilton [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Brent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 684 people
      • Former names for Wilton:
      • Birmingham Junction
      • Bismarck
      • Catoosa
      • Woods
      • Woodsborough
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
    • Scottsville [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
      • Scottsville [Bibb County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Brent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Pratt Ferry [Bibb County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt Ferry
      • Pratt Ferry [Bibb County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Brent
    • Bethlehem [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethlehem
      • Bethlehem [Perry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Brent
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brent. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brent.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brent.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brent. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Adding Brent to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brent in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brent was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Brent on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alabama (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brent on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Bibb County

About Alabama

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: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Bibb, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brent.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brent) 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 Brent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9370, Longitude: -87.1646    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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