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Welcome to Brabston ...

So far, we have found very little information about Brabston. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Brabston to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Brabston, please Contact Us.


Brabston would have been located within present day Concordia Parish.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Brabston is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Brabston was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Brabston still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Brabston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Natchez   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Brabston

Located in Adams County (MS)

Vidalia   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Brabston

Ridgecrest   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Brabston

Monterey   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Brabston

Acme   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Brabston

Carthage   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Brabston

Located in Adams County (MS)

Ferriday   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Brabston

West Ferriday   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Brabston

Wildsville   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Brabston

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Brabston

Located in Wilkinson County (MS)

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Brabston.

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 Brabston. 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 Brabston. 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 Brabston.

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

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The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Brabston, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Brabston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brabston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3446, Longitude: -91.5862     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brabston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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