A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Brandon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Brandon has a population of 24,289 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Brandon.
Brandon is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Brandon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Brandon: (601) and (769)<4>
Websites for Brandon ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.rankinchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Brandon, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brandon had an population of 24,289 people. This is an increase of 11.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.78% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Brandon had a population of 21,705 people (or 15.33% of the total population of Rankin County). This makes Brandon the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Brandon represents 0.73% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 21,705 people, the population of Brandon increased 32.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,436 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Brandon.
Adding Brandon to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Brandon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Brandon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brandon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Brandon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Brandon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brandon.
Communities near Brandon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brandon.
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 Brandon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brandon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brandon. 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 Brandon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brandon. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Brandon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brandon ...
Looking for more information about Brandon? 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 Brandon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brandon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brandon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021