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Welcome to Bromley ...

Bromley is located in Baldwin County<1>.


The location of Bromley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Bromley, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1881.

Bromley is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Bromley: (251)

Communities Also Named Bromley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bromley - they are located in Iowa, Kentucky (2), New York and Ontario.

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

Communities near Bromley ...

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

  • Mobile
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Daphne
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daphne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daphne
    • Daphne is located in Baldwin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,719 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daphne <4>
  • Fairhope
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Prichard
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Saraland
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saraland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saraland
    • Saraland is located in Mobile County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,671 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saraland <4>
  • Bay Minette
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Spanish Fort
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Robertsdale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robertsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robertsdale
    • Robertsdale is located in Baldwin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,030 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robertsdale <4>
  • Satsuma
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satsuma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satsuma
    • Satsuma is located in Mobile County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,206 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Satsuma <4>
  • Chickasaw
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chickasaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chickasaw
    • Chickasaw is located in Mobile County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,659 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chickasaw <4>

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 Bromley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bromley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bromley. 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 Bromley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bromley. See our Newspapers Page for Bromley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bromley ...

Looking for more information about Bromley? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bromley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bromley.

Adding Bromley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bromley was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Bromley post office opened in 1881.

We also found Bromley in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bromley.

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

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.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 Baldwin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bromley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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