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Welcome to Bruce ...
The location of Bruce has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Bruce is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bruce lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Bruce and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Bruce: (217)
Communities Also Named Bruce ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Bruce - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bruce.
Communities near Bruce ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bruce.
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 Bruce. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bruce.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bruce. 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 Bruce.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bruce. See our Newspapers Page for Bruce.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bruce ...
Looking for more information about Bruce? 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 Bruce, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bruce.
Adding Bruce to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bruce in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Bruce was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bruce.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bruce. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023