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Welcome to Brookville ...

Brookville is located in Jefferson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jefferson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brookville has a population of 3,778 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Brookville is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Brookville is within the (814) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookville had an population of 3,778 people. This is a decrease of 3.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookville had a population of 3,924 people (or 8.68% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Brookville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Brookville represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 257th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,924 people, the population of Brookville decreased 7.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,230 people).

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

Communities Also Named Brookville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Brookville - they are located in Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (2), Ontario, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Brookville ...

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

  • DuBois [Clearfield County]
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    • DuBois [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DuBois
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuBois<6>
  • Clarion [Clarion County]
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    • Clarion [Clarion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,693 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarion<6>
  • Punxsutawney [Jefferson County]
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    • Punxsutawney [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Punxsutawney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Punxsutawney<6>
  • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County]
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    • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynoldsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynoldsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brockway [Jefferson County]
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      • Brockway [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockway<6>
    • Sykesville [Jefferson County]
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      • Sykesville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,107 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<6>
    • Falls Creek [Jefferson County]
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      • Falls Creek [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 994 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Creek<6>
    • New Bethlehem [Clarion County]
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      • New Bethlehem [Clarion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 912 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bethlehem<6>
    • Big Run [Lawrence County]
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      • Big Run [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Run
    • Summerville [Jefferson County]
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      • Summerville [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Brookville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brookville. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Brookville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookville ...

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

Adding Brookville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Brookville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Jefferson County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Jefferson, 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 Brookville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Brookville) 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 Brookville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrookvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1590, Longitude: -79.0817       In this case, the coordinates for Brookville 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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