Brooklyn is a small town located in the southern part of the Forest County. The city is also a part of MMSA in Hattiesburg. The roadways of U.S. Route No. 49 serve the area. The education sector in Brooklyn is served by the School District of Forrest County. There is an Agricultural High School in the area. There are a number of places of worship and a number of recreation facilities like Black Creek, a scenic and wild river. These are a popular destination for fishing, camping and canoeing.
There is a National Forest of De Soto surrounding the National Forest of Brooklyn. These are some key spots in the city for which the city is famed.