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Welcome to Brookford ...

The town of Brookford is located in Catawba County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brookford has a population of 379 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Brookford is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Brookford is located in the (828) area code.

Websites for Brookford ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.catawbachamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Brookford, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookford had an population of 379 people. This is a decrease of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookford had a population of 382 people. This makes Brookford the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 382 people, the population of Brookford decreased 11.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 434 people).

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

Communities near Brookford ...

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

  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Brookford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<6>
  • Newton [Catawba County]
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    • Newton [Catawba County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Brookford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Brookford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
  • Conover [Catawba County]
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    • Conover [Catawba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Brookford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conover<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
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      • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Brookford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
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      • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Brookford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<6>
    • Valdese [Burke County]
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      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Brookford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<6>
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
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      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Brookford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
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    • Hudson [Caldwell County]
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      • Hudson [Caldwell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Brookford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,703 people
      • Former name for Hudson:
      • Hudsonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
    • Maiden [Catawba County]
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      • Maiden [Catawba County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maiden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maiden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maiden<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookford ...

Looking for more information about Brookford? 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 Brookford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brookford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Catawba County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Catawba County: www.co.catawba.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Catawba, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brookford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Brookford) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brookford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrookfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7027, Longitude: -81.3465       In this case, the coordinates for Brookford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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