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Brent, Alabama

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Located in: Bibb County (see below)

Time Zone: Brent lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (205)

ZIP Code: 35034<1>

Elevation: 240 feet [73.15 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Brent)


2016:<3>     4,919   (0.57% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     4,947   (22.94% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,024

Total Area:<4>   8.81 sq. miles [22.8 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   1,323

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within 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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Lat:   32° 56' 31"
Lon:   -87° 10' 30"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Centreville West

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Brent

GNIS ID:   2403918
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 09136

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Brent)

About Bibb County

The city of Centreville is the County Seat for Bibb County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Bibb)


2016:     22,643   (1.19% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     22,915   (10.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     20,826

Total Area:   626 sq. miles [1,621.8 km²]

Housing Units:   8,981

Official Website:   www.co.bibb.ga.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Bibb

GNIS ID:   161529
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 007

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Brent)

About Alabama

From the US Census


2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Brent)

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

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<1>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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<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>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Brent. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Brent, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Brent.

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