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Welcome to Brister ...

Brister is located in Columbia County<1>.

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

Brister is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Brister: (870)

Communities Also Named Brister ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Brister - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Brister ...

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

  • Magnolia [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
    • Magnolia [Columbia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Brister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<5>
  • Springhill [Webster Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springhill
    • Springhill [Webster Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Brister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,772 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springhill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springhill<5>
  • Haynesville [Claiborne Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haynesville
    • Haynesville [Claiborne Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Brister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haynesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haynesville<5>
  • Waldo [Columbia County]
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    • Waldo [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Brister
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waldo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waldo<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cullen [Webster Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cullen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cullen
      • Cullen [Webster Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Brister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,066 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cullen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cullen<5>
    • Taylor [Columbia County]
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      • Taylor [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Brister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • McNeil [Columbia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McNeil have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McNeil
      • McNeil [Columbia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Brister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 470 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McNeil
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McNeil<5>
    • Shongaloo [Webster Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shongaloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shongaloo
      • Shongaloo [Webster Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Brister
      • Estimated population in 2019: 168 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shongaloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shongaloo<5>
    • Macedonia [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macedonia
      • Macedonia [Columbia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Brister
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia
    • Philadelphia [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
      • Philadelphia [Columbia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Brister
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia

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 Brister. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brister.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brister. 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 Brister.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brister ...

Looking for more information about Brister? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Brister, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brister.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Columbia County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brister. 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 Columbia, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brister - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Brister) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brister. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1407, Longitude: -93.1921       In this case, the coordinates for Brister have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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