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Brookings, South Dakota
Welcome to Brookings ...
The location of Brookings has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Brookings has a population of 23,938 people<2> (see below for details).
Brookings was established in 1857.
The community of Brookings is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Brookings lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Brookings: (605)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookings had a population of 22,056 people (which is 69% of the total population of Brookings County). This makes Brookings the county's most populous community.
The population of Brookings represents 2.71% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 22,056 people, the population of Brookings increased 19.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,504 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brookings had an population of 23,938 people. This is an increase of 8.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.37% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Brookings.
Communities near Brookings ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brookings.
Communities Also Named Brookings ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Brookings - they are located in Arkansas, Michigan, Oregon and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brookings.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brookings:
Websites for Brookings ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookings ...
Looking for more information about Brookings? 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 Brookings, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brookings.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Brookings: www.cityofbrookings.org/
The official website for Brookings County: www.brookingscountysd.gov/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019