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Welcome to Brookville ...

Brookville is located in Norfolk County<1>.

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

Brookville is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Brookville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Brookville - they are located in Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Brookville ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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    • Newton [Middlesex County]
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      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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      • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Revere [Suffolk County]
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      • Revere [Suffolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,375 people
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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 Brookville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brookville.

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

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

Adding Brookville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brookville 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 Brookville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Brookville on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brookville on our Genealogy Page.

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About Norfolk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Norfolk, 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 Brookville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Brookville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1251, Longitude: -71.0092       In this case, the coordinates for Brookville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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