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The location of Browns Corner









Welcome to Browns Corner ...

Browns Corner is located in Jefferson County.

The location of Browns Corner has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Browns Corner: Browns Cor. (or less commonly used: Browns Crn.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Browns Corner for more information about variations on the name of Browns Corner.

Browns Corner is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Browns Corner: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Browns Corner ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Boonsboro (MD)   [Map]   3,553   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   6,266   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Williamsport (MD)   [Map]   2,113   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,338   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lovettsville (VA)   [Map]   2,054   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   9,771   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Browns Corner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Browns Corner - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Maine (3), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire and Virginia (3).

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

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 Browns Corner. 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 Browns Corner. 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 Browns Corner.

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

Websites for Browns Corner ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jeffersoncounty.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Browns Corner ...

Looking for more information about Browns Corner? 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.

Looking for more information about Browns Corner? 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 Browns Corner, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Browns Corner.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/

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


Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Browns Corner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Browns Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Corner. The point we use 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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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Browns Corner.

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