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Brayton, Iowa

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The location of Brayton

Welcome to Brayton ...

The city of Brayton is located in Audubon County.

The location of Brayton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Brayton has a population of 112 people<2> (see below for details).

Brayton is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Brayton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Brayton is within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Brayton: 50042<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brayton had a population of 128 people. This makes Brayton the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 128 people, the population of Brayton decreased 11.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 145 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Brayton had an population of 112 people. This is a decrease of 12.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.76% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brayton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brayton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2018
Adair   [Map]   704   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Anita   [Map]   908   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Atlantic   [Map]   6,577   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Audubon   [Map]   1,912   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cumberland   [Map]   245   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elk Horn   [Map]   623   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brayton.

Communities Also Named Brayton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Brayton - they are located in Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ontario, South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brayton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brayton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brayton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brayton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brayton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Audubon County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brayton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brayton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Brayton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brayton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Brayton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brayton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brayton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brayton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5448, Longitude: -94.9303     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brayton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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