The town of Brookneal is located in the County of Campbell. It is said to be a part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area. Brookneal has a total area of about 9.5 sq. km. and located at an elevation of 569 ft. above the sea level. With the presence of a pro-business climate a large number of businesses continues to locate themselves within the periphery of the town. Busineeses related to alternative medicine, auto parts and supplies, construction, clothing accessories, department stores, convenience stores, drug stores, gas exploration, industrial and commerial machinery, optical goods, restaurants, truck repairing, sports medicine outlets and availability of recreation centers for parks, night clubs, amusement and recreation, contribute to the local economy.