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Welcome to Brookline ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Brookline has a population of 59,243 people<2> (see below for details).
Brookline was settled in 1638 and was incorporated in 1705.
Brookline is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Brookline lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Brookline: (617) & (857)<4>
The ZIP codes for Brookline: 02445-02446<5>
Websites for Brookline ...
Official Website: www.town.brookline.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookline had an population of 59,243 people. This is an increase of 0.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.74% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookline had a population of 58,732 people (or 8.75% of the total population of Norfolk County). This makes Brookline the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Brookline represents 0.9% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 58,732 people, the population of Brookline increased 2.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 57,107 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Brookline.
Communities Also Named Brookline ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Brookline - they are located in Arizona, Illinois, Missouri, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Texas and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brookline.
Communities near Brookline ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brookline.
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 Brookline. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brookline.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brookline. 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 Brookline.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brookline. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Brookline.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookline ...
Looking for more information about Brookline? 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 Brookline, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brookline.
Adding Brookline to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Brookline 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 Brookline was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Brookline on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brookline on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Brookline: www.town.brookline.ma.us/
The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022