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Brinkley, Arkansas

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The location of Brinkley

Welcome to Brinkley ...

The city of Brinkley is located in Monroe County.

The location of Brinkley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Brinkley has a population of 2,714 people<2> (see below for details).

Brinkley is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Brinkley: (870)

The ZIP code for Brinkley: 72021<4>

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 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 (which had a count of 3,940 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brinkley had an population of 2,714 people. This is a decrease of 14.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brinkley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brinkley and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Clarendon   [Map]   1,445   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cotton Plant   [Map]   587   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
De Valls Bluff   [Map]   569   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Des Arc   [Map]   1,630   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fargo   [Map]   83   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   335   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brinkley. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brinkley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brinkley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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 we use 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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