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Brewton, Alabama

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Brewton, Alabama
Brewton Commercial Historic District
Brewton Commercial Historic District
Location of Brewton in Escambia County, Alabama
Location of Brewton in Escambia County, Alabama
Coordinates: 31°7′3″N 87°4′16″W / 31.11750°N 87.07111°W / 31.11750; -87.07111
CountryUnited States
 • Total11.53 sq mi (29.87 km2)
 • Land11.30 sq mi (29.26 km2)
 • Water0.24 sq mi (0.61 km2)
82 ft (25 m)
 • Total5,276
 • Density467.07/sq mi (180.33/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code251
FIPS code01-09208
GNIS feature ID0157900

Brewton is a city in Escambia County, Alabama, United States. At the 2020 census the population was 5,276.[2] The city is the county seat of Escambia County.

Government[change | change source]

The city government consists of mayor who is elected at large and five member city council who are each elected from a district.

Education[change | change source]

Schools in the Brewton City School System:

  • Brewton Elementary School, on Douglas Ave.
  • Brewton Middle School, on Liles Blvd.
  • T. R. Miller High School, on Douglas Ave.

Brewton is home to Jefferson Davis Community College, a small postsecondary school that primarily gives associate's degrees.

Culture and special events[change | change source]

Streetlight banner proclaiming Brewton as “Home of the Alabama Blueberry Festival”

The annual Alabama Blueberry Festival is held at Burnt Corn Creek Park and downtown Brewton.

The Thomas E. McMillan Museum is on the campus of the Jefferson Davis Community College.

Notable natives or residents[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Brewton city, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2023.