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Welcome to Brentwood ...

Brentwood is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

Brentwood is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Brentwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Brentwood: (912)

Communities Also Named Brentwood ...

While we believe that this Brentwood is located in Wayne County, we know of another 3 Georgia communities named Brentwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: DeKalb, Dougherty and Newton County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 52 communities that are also named Brentwood - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas, California (2), Florida (4), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (2), Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6) and Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Brentwood ...

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

  • Jesup [Wayne County]
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    • Jesup [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Brentwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jesup
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jesup<5>
  • Glennville [Tattnall County]
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    • Glennville [Tattnall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Brentwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,014 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glennville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glennville<5>
  • Baxley [Appling County]
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    • Baxley [Appling County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Brentwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baxley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxley<5>
  • Donald [Long County]
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    • Donald [Long County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Brentwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donald
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Screven [Wayne County]
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      • Screven [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Brentwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Screven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Screven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Screven<5>
    • Phillipi [Appling County]
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      • Phillipi [Appling County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Brentwood
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipi
    • Odum [Wayne County]
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      • Odum [Wayne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Brentwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odum<5>
    • Offerman [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Offerman
      • Offerman [Pierce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Brentwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Offerman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Offerman<5>
    • Surrency [Appling County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surrency
      • Surrency [Appling County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Brentwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrency have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrency<5>
    • Madray Springs [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madray Springs
      • Madray Springs [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Brentwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madray Springs

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brentwood ...

Looking for more information about Brentwood? 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 Brentwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brentwood.

Adding Brentwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brentwood 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 Brentwood was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Wayne, 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 Brentwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Brentwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brentwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6947, Longitude: -82.1135       In this case, the coordinates for Brentwood 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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