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Welcome to Brooksville ...

The town of Brooksville is located in Noxubee County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brooksville has a population of 1,090 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Brooksville.

Brooksville is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Brooksville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Brooksville: (662)

The ZIP code for Brooksville: 39739<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brooksville had an population of 1,090 people. This is a decrease of 10.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brooksville had a population of 1,223 people (which is 10.59% of the total population of Noxubee County). This makes Brooksville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Brooksville represents 0.04% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,223 people, the population of Brooksville increased 3.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,182 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brooksville.

Communities Also Named Brooksville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Brooksville - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vermont.

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

Communities near Brooksville ...

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

  • Macon [Noxubee County]
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    • Macon [Noxubee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Brooksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,384 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<6>
  • Crawford [Lowndes County]
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    • Crawford [Lowndes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Brooksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<6>
  • Pickensville [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickensville
    • Pickensville [Pickens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Brooksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 572 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickensville
  • Shuqualak [Noxubee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shuqualak
    • Shuqualak [Noxubee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Brooksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shuqualak have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shuqualak
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
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      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Brooksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Memphis [Pickens County]
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      • Memphis [Pickens County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Brooksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Deerbrook [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerbrook
      • Deerbrook [Noxubee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Brooksville
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    • Ravine [Noxubee County]
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      • Ravine [Noxubee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Brooksville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravine have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bent Oak [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Oak
      • Bent Oak [Lowndes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Brooksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Oak
    • Mashulaville [Noxubee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mashulaville
      • Mashulaville [Noxubee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Brooksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mashulaville

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 Brooksville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brooksville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brooksville ...

Looking for more information about Brooksville? 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 Brooksville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brooksville.

Adding Brooksville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Brooksville on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Mississippi (1956).

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

Mentions & References for Brooksville

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The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Noxubee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brooksville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brooksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Brooksville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brooksville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brooksville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brooksville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrooksvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooksville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2346, Longitude: -88.5790    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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