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Brookland, Arkansas

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Welcome to Brookland ...

The town of Brookland is located in Craighead County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Brookland has a population of 3,098 people<1> (see below for details).

Brookland is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Brookland: (870)

The ZIP code for Brookland: 72417<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookland had a population of 1,642 people. This makes Brookland the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Brookland represents 0.06% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,642 people, the population of Brookland increased 23.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,332 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Brookland had an population of 3,098 people. This is an increase of 88.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 132.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brookland ...

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

Community   2016
Bay   [Map]   1,817   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bono   [Map]   2,279   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Caraway   [Map]   1,276   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   74,889   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake City   [Map]   2,405   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leachville   [Map]   1,826   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brookland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Brookland - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Maryland, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Brookland. 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 Brookland. 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 Brookland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookland ...

Looking for more information about Brookland? 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 Brookland, 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 Brookland.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Brookland. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Craighead County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookland - 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 town (such as Brookland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brookland 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Brookland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brookland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brookland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brookland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9026, Longitude: -90.5802     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brookland 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 Brookland.