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Welcome to Brantford ...

The city of Brantford is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Brantford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Telephone area codes for Brantford: (519) & (226)<2>

The Canadian Postal Codes for Brantford: N3P, N3R, N3S, N3T, N3V<3>

Brantford was established in 1877.

Websites for Brantford ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Communities Also Named Brantford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Brantford - they are located in Kansas, North Dakota and Ontario.

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

Communities near Brantford ...

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

  • Cambridge
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Osborne Corners
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    • Osborne Corners lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Brantford.
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  • Burtch
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    • Burtch lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Brantford.
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  • Maple Grove
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    • Maple Grove lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Brantford.
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  • Mount Vernon
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    • Mount Vernon lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Brantford.
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  • Paris
  • Sour Spring
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    • Sour Spring lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Brantford.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sour Spring came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Bishopsgate
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    • Bishopsgate lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Brantford.
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  • East Oakland
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    • East Oakland lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Brantford.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Oakland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brantford ...

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

Adding Brantford to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Brantford was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).

We also found Brantford mentioned on a train schedule titled Canadian Pacific Railway Time Tables (October 1899).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brantford.

The official website for Brantford:

The official website for Province of Ontario:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brantford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519).
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Brantford, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Brantford). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Brantford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brantford) 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 Brantford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrantfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brantford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1390, Longitude: -80.2694    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




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