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Browns Corner, West Virginia

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Census Data for Browns Corner ...

As far as we can tell, Browns Corner<1> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Browns Corner, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Frederick (MD)70,060   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Leesburg (VA)52,607   SE   23 miles [37 km]
 Hagerstown (MD)40,452   NE   23 miles [37 km]
 Winchester (VA)27,516   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Jefferson County ...

Browns Corner is located in Jefferson County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Jefferson County.

Population Rings for Browns Corner ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Browns Corner and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Browns Corner. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Browns Corner, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]311,111+14.56%
10 mi   [16 km]732,126+7.12%
15 mi   [24 km]1647,672+6.94%
20 mi   [32 km]2496,402+7.67%
25 mi   [40 km]30194,385+10.12%
30 mi   [48 km]40283,562+9.04%

Miscellaneous Information for Browns Corner ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Jefferson County or the community of Browns Corner:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Browns Corner:

GNIS ID for Browns Corner: 1553990

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 1550025

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Browns Corner is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Browns Corner.

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Browns Corner may originally have been Brown's Corner. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Browns Corner might be written as Brown Corner. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Browns Corner.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Browns Corner. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Browns Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3273, Longitude: -77.8964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Corner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Browns Corner.