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Welcome to Brookside ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Brookside, you might consider that their post office opened in 1888.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Brookside has a population of 1,334 people<2> (see below for details).
Brookside is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Brookside lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Brookside: (205)
The ZIP code for Brookside: 35036<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookside had an population of 1,334 people. This is a decrease of 2.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.24% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookside had a population of 1,363 people. This makes Brookside the county's 28th most populous community.
The population of Brookside represents 0.03% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,363 people, the population of Brookside decreased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,393 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Brookside.
Communities Also Named Brookside ...
While we believe that this Brookside is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Brookside. Those communities are located in the following counties: Marion and Tuscaloosa County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 50 communities that are also named Brookside - they are located in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (9), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brookside.
Communities near Brookside ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brookside.
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 Brookside. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brookside.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brookside. 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 Brookside.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brookside. See our Newspapers Page for Brookside.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookside ...
Looking for more information about Brookside? 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 Brookside, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brookside.
Adding Brookside to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Brookside 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 Brookside was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Brookside in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Brookside.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brookside. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023