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Brewster, New York
Welcome to Brewster ...
The location of Brewster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Brewster has a population of 2,337 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Brewster.
Brewster is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Brewster lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Brewster is within the boundaries of the (845) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brewster had an population of 2,337 people. This is a decrease of 2.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.09% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Brewster had a population of 2,390 people. This makes Brewster the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Brewster represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 818th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,390 people, the population of Brewster increased 10.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,162 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Brewster.
Adding Brewster 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 Brewster 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 Brewster elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Brewster on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brewster on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Brewster ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Brewster - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brewster.
Communities near Brewster ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brewster.
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 Brewster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brewster.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brewster. 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 Brewster.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brewster. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Brewster.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brewster ...
Looking for more information about Brewster? 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 Brewster, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brewster.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountyny.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021