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(Greenbrier County)

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Welcome to Brink ...

So far, we have found very little information about Brink. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Brink to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Brink, please Contact Us.


Brink would have been located within present day Greenbrier County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Brink is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Brink was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Brink would have been located in the (304) & (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Brink ...

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 you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brink.

Communities Also Named Brink ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Brink: This one is located in Greenbrier County and the other is located in Wetzel County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 4 communities that are also named Brink - they are located in Maryland, Oklahoma and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brink. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brink. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brink.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brink:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Brink, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brink - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brink) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brink. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8451, Longitude: -80.3462     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brink have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brink.

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