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Browns Mill, West Virginia
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Census Data for Browns Mill ...

As far as we can tell, Browns Mill<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 Mill, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Morgantown30,855   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Fairmont18,622   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Uniontown (PA)9,942   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Bridgeport8,364   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Preston County ...

Browns Mill is located in Preston County.

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

Population Rings for Browns Mill ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]31,144+0.44%
10 mi   [16 km]74,996---
15 mi   [24 km]1652,898+6.88%
20 mi   [32 km]2479,610+4.46%
25 mi   [40 km]38105,451+3.86%
30 mi   [48 km]57143,595+1.89%

Miscellaneous Information for Browns Mill ...

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 Preston County or the community of Browns Mill:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Browns Mill: 1536438

GNIS ID for Preston County: 1558642

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 077 (Preston County)

Place Code: 10708 (Browns Mill)

State & County Code: 54/077 (West Virginia / Preston County)

State & Place Code: 54/10708 (West Virginia / Browns Mill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Browns Mill 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 Mill.

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Footnotes ...

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

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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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Browns Mill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Browns Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Mill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4795, Longitude: -79.8281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns Mill 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 Mill.