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Brownstown, West Virginia
(Cabell County)

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Census Data for Brownstown ...

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

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

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

 Community 2016<2>
 Huntington48,113   SE   Less than 2 miles
 Ashland (KY)21,038   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Ironton (OH)10,891   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Cabell County ...

Brownstown is located in Cabell County.

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

Population Rings for Brownstown ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]550,770-2.19%
10 mi   [16 km]1185,235-1.98%
15 mi   [24 km]17104,142-2.07%
20 mi   [32 km]24120,033-1.79%
25 mi   [40 km]29132,048-1.46%
30 mi   [48 km]33142,406-1.53%

Miscellaneous Information for Brownstown ...

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 Cabell County or the community of Brownstown:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Brownstown: 1740344

GNIS ID for Cabell County: 1550012

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Brownstown would have been 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 Brownstown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Cabell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cabell County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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 Brownstown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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 beginning in Brownstown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brownstown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownstown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4190, Longitude: -82.4543     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brownstown 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 Brownstown.