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Browns Valley, Alabama

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The location of Browns Valley

Welcome to Browns Valley ...

So far, we have found very little information about Browns Valley. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Browns Valley to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Browns Valley, please Contact Us.

Browns Valley would have been located within present day Jackson County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Browns Valley: Browns Vly. (or less commonly used: Browns Vally. or Browns Vlly.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Browns Valley for more information about variations on the name of Browns Valley.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Browns Valley is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Browns Valley was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Browns Valley (for example, toward Trenton (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The location where Browns Valley once stood is in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities Also Named Browns Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Browns Valley - they are located in California, Indiana, Kentucky and Minnesota.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Browns Valley. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Browns Valley. 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 Browns Valley.

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

Communities near Browns Valley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Browns Valley

Located in Marion County (TN)

South Pittsburg   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Browns Valley

Located in Marion County (TN)

Henagar   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Browns Valley

Located in DeKalb County

Bridgeport   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Browns Valley

Trenton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Browns Valley

Located in Dade County (GA)

Stevenson   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Browns Valley

Kimball   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Browns Valley

Located in Marion County (TN)

New Hope   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Browns Valley

Located in Marion County (TN)

Hollywood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Browns Valley

Ider   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Browns Valley

Located in DeKalb County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Browns Valley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Browns Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Browns Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Browns Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Browns Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9076, Longitude: -85.7708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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