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Welcome to Brinkley ...

The city of Brinkley is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brinkley has a population of 2,590 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Brinkley.

Brinkley is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Brinkley lies within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Brinkley: 72021<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brinkley had an population of 2,590 people. This is a decrease of 18.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.26% since the 2000 Census).

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 (with a count of 3,940 people).

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

Adding Brinkley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brinkley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brinkley was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

We also found Brinkley in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brinkley on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Brinkley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brinkley.

  • Des Arc [Prairie County]
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    • Des Arc [Prairie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Brinkley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Des Arc have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Arc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Arc<7>
  • Clarendon [Monroe County]
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    • Clarendon [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Brinkley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,361 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarendon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarendon<7>
  • Palestine [Saint Francis County]
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    • Palestine [Saint Francis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Brinkley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 576 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palestine
  • Cotton Plant [Woodruff County]
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    • Cotton Plant [Woodruff County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Brinkley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Plant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Plant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cotton Plant<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • De Valls Bluff [Prairie County]
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      • De Valls Bluff [Prairie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Brinkley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Valls Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Valls Bluff<7>
    • Fredonia [Prairie County]
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      • Fredonia [Prairie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Brinkley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 349 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredonia
    • Wheatley [Saint Francis County]
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      • Wheatley [Saint Francis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Brinkley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheatley<7>
    • Moro [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moro
      • Moro [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Brinkley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moro<7>
    • Hunter [Woodruff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Woodruff County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Brinkley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
    • Fargo [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fargo
      • Fargo [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Brinkley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 80 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fargo

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brinkley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brinkley.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brinkley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brinkley. See our Newspapers 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 ...

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: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brinkley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brinkley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrinkleyOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Brinkley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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