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Welcome to Brewster ...

The village of Brewster is located in Stark County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Brewster: BREW-stuhr<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Brewster, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brewster has a population of 2,145 people<4> (see below for details).

Brewster is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Brewster: (330) and (234)<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brewster had an population of 2,145 people. This is an increase of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brewster had a population of 2,112 people. This makes Brewster the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Brewster represents 0.02% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 390th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,112 people, the population of Brewster decreased 9.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,324 people).

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

Communities Also Named Brewster ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 15 communities that are also named Brewster - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, 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.

  • Canton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Massillon
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Wooster
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Green
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green
    • Green is located in Summit County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,678 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green <7>
  • New Philadelphia
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Philadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Philadelphia
    • New Philadelphia is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,418 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Philadelphia <7>
  • North Canton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • New Franklin
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Franklin
    • New Franklin is located in Summit County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,101 people
  • Dover
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,693 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover <7>
  • Louisville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
    • Louisville is located in Stark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,378 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville <7>
  • Orrville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orrville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orrville
    • Orrville is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,433 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orrville <7>

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. 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.

Adding Brewster to Our Gazetteer ...

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Brewster was on a map titled Road Map for Ohio (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Brewster.

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

The official website for Stark County: www.co.stark.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Stark, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Brewster. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brewster.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brewster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<7>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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