Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. It was named after John E. Brookings, president of the Brookings Lumber and Box Company, which founded the city in . As of the census the population was ,. The total population of the Brookings area is over ,, which includes Harbor a CDP , and others..Check out maps of the area. City of Brookings Elk Drive Brookings, OR City Phone City Hall Fax .