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Welcome to Brookhaven ...

The city of Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brookhaven has a population of 55,871 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Brookhaven, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated December 17, 2012.

Brookhaven is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Brookhaven, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Brookhaven: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Brookhaven: 30139, 30341<5>

Websites for Brookhaven ...

Official Website:   brookhavenga.gov/

Junior League:   www.jldekalb.org/

Communities Also Named Brookhaven ...

While we believe that this Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 3 Georgia communities named Brookhaven. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb, Fulton and Muscogee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 26 communities that are also named Brookhaven - they are located in Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Brookhaven ...

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

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Brookhaven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<7>
  • Roswell [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roswell
    • Roswell [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Brookhaven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roswell<7>
  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
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    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Brookhaven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<7>
  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Brookhaven
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marietta [Cobb County]
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      • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Brookhaven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<7>
    • Smyrna [Cobb County]
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      • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Brookhaven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<7>
    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
      • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Brookhaven
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonecrest
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Brookhaven
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Milton [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Brookhaven
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookhaven ...

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

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About DeKalb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brookhaven: brookhavenga.gov/

The official website for DeKalb County: www.co.dekalb.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 DeKalb, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brookhaven.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookhaven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Brookhaven, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<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 Brookhaven). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brookhaven 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brookhaven) 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 Brookhaven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrookhavenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookhaven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8653, Longitude: -84.3371    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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