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Welcome to Brachfield ...

Brachfield is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Brachfield is located in Rusk County<1>.

Brachfield is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Brachfield lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Brachfield: (903) & (430)<3>

Communities near Brachfield ...

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

  • Henderson [Rusk County]
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    • Henderson [Rusk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Brachfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,049 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<5>
  • Carthage [Panola County]
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    • Carthage [Panola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Brachfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,354 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<5>
  • Timpson [Shelby County]
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    • Timpson [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Brachfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,130 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timpson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timpson<5>
  • Garrison [Nacogdoches County]
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    • Garrison [Nacogdoches County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Brachfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 869 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garrison<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beckville [Panola County]
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      • Beckville [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Brachfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beckville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckville<5>
    • Cushing [Nacogdoches County]
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      • Cushing [Nacogdoches County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Brachfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cushing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cushing<5>
    • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County]
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      • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Brachfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Enterprise<5>
    • Gary City [Panola County]
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      • Gary City [Panola County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Brachfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary City<5>
    • Minden [Rusk County]
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      • Minden [Rusk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Brachfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minden<5>
    • Pinehill [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinehill
      • Pinehill [Rusk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Brachfield
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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 Brachfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brachfield.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brachfield. See our Newspapers Page for Brachfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brachfield ...

Looking for more information about Brachfield? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Brachfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brachfield.

Adding Brachfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brachfield 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 Brachfield was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Rusk County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Rusk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brachfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brachfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brachfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrachfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brachfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0457, Longitude: -94.6485    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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