A post office was established as "Deer Brook" in 1842. The name was changed to "Deerbrook" in 1856, and the post office was discontinued in 1942.
Deerbrook had a population of 66 by 1900. The settlement was described as having "two stores, and a fine cotton gin."
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Deerbrook, Mississippi
- "Noxubee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 1. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 640.
- Capace, Nancy (2001). Encyclopedia of Mississippi. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 148. ISBN 978-0-403-09603-9.