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Welcome to Brooks ...

The town of Brooks is located in Fayette County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brooks has a population of 557 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Brooks is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Brooks (for example, toward Roanoke (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Brooks: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP code for Brooks: 30205<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brooks had an population of 557 people. This is an increase of 6.3% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brooks had a population of 524 people. This makes Brooks the county's 4th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Brooks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Brooks: This one is located in Fayette County and the other is located in Wilkinson County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 30 communities that are also named Brooks - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas (2), California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oregon, Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Brooks ...

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

  • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree City
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Brooks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,763 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<7>
  • Griffin [Spalding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
    • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Brooks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<7>
  • Foreston Place [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreston Place
    • Foreston Place [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Brooks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Brooks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,328 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette Villa Estates
      • Fayette Villa Estates [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Brooks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette Villa Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette Villa Estates
    • Windermere Woods [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windermere Woods
      • Windermere Woods [Clayton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Brooks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,937 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windermere Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windermere Woods
    • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale Acres
      • Riverdale Acres [Clayton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Brooks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverdale Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale Acres
    • Riverdale [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale
      • Riverdale [Clayton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Brooks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,516 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverdale<7>
    • Hampton [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
      • Hampton [Henry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Brooks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<7>
    • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamptons Corner
      • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Brooks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,073 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamptons Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamptons Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brooks ...

Looking for more information about Brooks? 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 Brooks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brooks.

Adding Brooks to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Fayette County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fayette County: www.admin.co.fayette.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 Fayette, 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 Brooks.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brooks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Brooks, 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 town (such as Brooks). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brooks 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brooks) 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 Brooks. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrooksOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2909, Longitude: -84.4589    
<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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