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Welcome to Brooks ...
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.
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.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022