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Welcome to Brownwood ...

Brownwood is located in DeKalb County<1>.

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

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

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

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

Telephone area codes for Brownwood: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

Communities Also Named Brownwood ...

While we believe that this Brownwood is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Brownwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Henry and Morgan County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 9 communities that are also named Brownwood - they are located in Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Brownwood ...

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

  • South Fulton [Fulton County]
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    • South Fulton [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Brownwood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
  • Roswell [Fulton County]
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    • Roswell [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Brownwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roswell<6>
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
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    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Brownwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<6>
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
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    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Brownwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
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      • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Brownwood
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    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
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      • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Brownwood
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    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
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      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Brownwood
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
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      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Brownwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<6>
    • East Point [Fulton County]
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      • East Point [Fulton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Brownwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Point<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brownwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>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 Brownwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Brownwood, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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- Brownwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7362, Longitude: -84.3446       In this case, the coordinates for Brownwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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