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Welcome to Braxton ...
The location of Braxton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Braxton has a population of 179 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Braxton.
Braxton is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Braxton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Braxton: (601) and (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Braxton had an population of 179 people. This is a decrease of 2.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Braxton had a population of 183 people. This makes Braxton the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 183 people, the population of Braxton increased 1.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 181 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Braxton.
Adding Braxton 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 Braxton 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 Braxton 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 Braxton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Braxton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Braxton - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Braxton.
Communities near Braxton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Braxton.
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 Braxton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Braxton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Braxton. 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 Braxton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Braxton. See our Newspapers Page for Braxton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Braxton ...
Looking for more information about Braxton? 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 Braxton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Braxton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 25 Feb 2021