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Brookhaven is a city in Lincoln County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Brookhaven, NY

The latitude of Brookhaven is 31.578N. The longitude is -90.44W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 489 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,810.


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Median household income
Local
$24,632
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brookhaven demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bogue Chitto
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 40. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Ole Brook Festival - Sept. 15, 2007
  • Exchange Club Fair - July 28-Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brookhaven web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookhaven demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lincoln County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39601 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Brookhaven residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookhaven ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookhaven was $13,695, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Brookhaven residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Brookhaven festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brookhaven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.


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Libraries

Libraries in Brookhaven include Lincoln County Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Brookhaven include Brookhaven Daily Leader

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Politics

Lincoln County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookhaven political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Brookhaven workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Brookhaven include Best Western, Comfort Inn Brookhaven, Days Inn, Lincoln Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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