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Welcome to Brinkley ...

The city of Brinkley is located in Monroe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Brinkley has a population of 2,798 people<1> (see below for details).

Brinkley is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Brinkley is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Brinkley: 72021<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brinkley had a population of 3,188 people (or 39.12% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Brinkley the county's most populous community.

The population of Brinkley represents 0.11% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,188 people, the population of Brinkley decreased 19.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,940 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Brinkley had an population of 2,798 people. This is a decrease of 12.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brinkley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Clarendon   [Map]   1,455   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cotton Plant   [Map]   595   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
De Valls Bluff   [Map]   583   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,631   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fargo   [Map]   87   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   340   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brinkley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Brinkley - they are located in Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina (3), Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Brinkley. 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 Brinkley. 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 Brinkley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brinkley ...

Looking for more information about Brinkley? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brinkley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Brinkley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Brinkley. 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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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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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brinkley.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brinkley - 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 city (such as Brinkley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brinkley 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' distance from Brinkley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brinkley) 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 Brinkley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brinkley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brinkley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8896, Longitude: -91.1895     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brinkley 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brinkley.