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Brainerd, Arkansas

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The location of Brainerd

Welcome to Brainerd ...

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

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

Brainerd would have been located within present day Poinsett County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Brainerd is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Brainerd would have been located in the (870) area code.

Communities near Brainerd ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Brainerd and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bay   [Map]   1,805   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bono   [Map]   2,379   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cash   [Map]   351   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grubbs   [Map]   359   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   2,347   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   75,866   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brainerd ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Brainerd - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Manitoba, Minnesota and Tennessee.

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

See 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 Brainerd. 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 Brainerd. 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 Brainerd.

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

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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 Brainerd, 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 Brainerd - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brainerd) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brainerd. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6812, Longitude: -90.8635     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brainerd have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brainerd.

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