Brookhaven, Lincoln County, Mississippi

Brookhaven: City in Mississippi, United States

About

Brookhaven is a city located in the county of Lincoln in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,513 and a population density of 222 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,861 inhabitants.

The city was created 204 years ago in 1817.

Quick Facts about Brookhaven

Population : 11,861 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Lincoln County
Postal code : 39601–39603
Phone Area Codes : 601
Area : 56.28 km2
Altitude : 489 feet / 149 meters
Capital city : Brookhaven is capital of Lincoln County
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (204 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 09:10:35 (30th June 2022)
Density : 211 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.5% (2010-2020)
Brookhaven locator map
Location of Brookhaven on Mississippi map.
Brookhaven City Hall image
Brookhaven City Hall
Brookhaven City Hall image

Geography

Brookhaven is located at 31°34'45"N 90°26'26"W (31.5790600, -90.4406500).

Brookhaven map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Brookhaven decreased by 5.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,513 - census
2011 12,477 -0.29% estimation process
2012 12,447 -0.24% estimation process
2013 12,377 -0.57% estimation process
2014 12,361 -0.13% estimation process
2015 12,260 -0.82% estimation process
2016 12,177 -0.68% estimation process
2017 12,132 -0.37% estimation process
2018 12,028 -0.86% estimation process
2019 11,947 -0.68% estimation process
2020 11,861 -0.73% estimation process

Brookhaven zip code is 39601. County name: Lincoln, County fips: 28085

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People born in Brookhaven (30)

People born in Brookhaven, including actress Ruth Ford, rapper and record producer David Banner, photographer and writer Charles Henri Ford, .

List

  • Jim Brewer (American musician) he was born in 03/10/1920
  • Addie L. Wyatt (Labor leader) she was born in 08/03/1924
  • Thomas Terrell (American basketball player) he was born in 05/09/1979
  • Alundis Brice (American football player) he was born in 01/05/1970
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith (American politician) she was born in 10/05/1959
  • Earsell Mackbee (American football player (1941-2009)) he was born in 15/01/1941
  • Griffith Baley Price (American mathematician and historian of American mathematics) he was born in 14/03/1905
  • John Sawyer (American football player) he was born in 26/07/1953
  • Lance Barksdale (baseball umpire from the United States) he was born in 08/03/1967
  • Ralph Smith (American football player) he was born in 01/12/1938
  • Richard Scruggs (Disbarred American lawyer) he was born in 17/05/1946
  • Stephany Smith (American basketball player-coach) she was born in 10/08/1965
  • William Henry Becker (United States federal judge) he was born in 26/08/1909
  • Oscar Britt (American football player (1919-1992)) he was born in 18/06/1919
  • Garry Owen (American actor (1902-1951)) he was born in 18/02/1902
  • Mary Tillman Smith (American painter) she was born in 01/01/1904
  • Guy Turnbow (American-football player (1908-1975)) he was born in 28/03/1908
  • Heather Booth (American civil rights activist, feminist, and political strategist) she was born in 15/12/1945

Schools in Brookhaven

College & universities near Brookhaven, MS

Code Name City ZIP
175573 Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wesson (MS) 39191
176354 Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit (MS) 39666-0000

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brookhaven, MS

Code Name Address Type
BRH Brookhaven East Monticello St. and South Railroad Ave. RAIL
HAZ Hazlehurst station North Ragsdale Ave and East Conway St. RAIL
MCB McComb 114 Northeast Railroad Ave. RAIL
JAN Union Station 300 W. Capital Street RAIL
VKS Vicksburg, MS 1295 South Frontage Road BUS

Post offices near Brookhaven

Post Office Name City ZIP
Brookhaven Post Office Brookhaven (MS) 39601

Other places with the same name (4)

Distance to Other Cities

Brookhaven distances to largest Mississippi cities