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Welcome to Brookside ...

The town of Brookside is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Brookside has a population of 1,329 people<1> (see below for details).

Brookside is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

Population Details ...

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 (that had a count of 1,393 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brookside had an population of 1,329 people. This is a decrease of 2.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brookside ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brookside and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   S   18 miles [29 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   E   5 miles [8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Brookside. 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 Brookside. 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 Brookside.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Brookside? 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.

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.

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) Brookside. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brookside. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Brookside.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6381, Longitude: -86.9011     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brookside 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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