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Brewton, Alabama

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Welcome to Brewton ...

The city of Brewton is located in Escambia County and is the County Seat for Escambia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Brewton has a population of 5,432 people<1> (see below for details).

Brewton is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Brewton: (251)

The ZIP codes for Brewton: 36426-36427<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brewton had a population of 5,408 people (or 14.11% of the total population of Escambia County). This makes Brewton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Brewton represents 0.11% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,408 people, the population of Brewton decreased 1.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,498 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Brewton had an population of 5,432 people. This is an increase of 0.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brewton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Castleberry   [Map]   551   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,408   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jay Villa - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lenox   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nymph   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brewton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Brewton - they are located in Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina.

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

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 Brewton. 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 Brewton. 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 Brewton. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brewton ...

Looking for more information about Brewton? 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 Brewton, 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 Brewton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Brewton. 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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brewton - 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 Brewton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brewton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Brewton includes: 36426 & 36427.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Brewton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brewton) 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 Brewton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brewton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brewton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1111, Longitude: -87.0737     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brewton 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 Brewton.