Brown County, Indiana

Brown County: County in Indiana, United States


Brown County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,242 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 15,112 inhabitants. Its county seat is Nashville. The county was created 187 years ago in 1836.

Quick Facts about Brown County

Population : 15,112 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County
Area : 820 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.47%
Land as percent of area : 98.53%
Named for : Jacob Brown
Capital : Nashville
Establishment : February 02, 1836
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:32:25 (5th June 2023)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.86% (2010-2020)
Brown County locator map
Location of Brown County on Indiana map.
NashvilleINCourthouse image
NashvilleINCourthouse image


Brown County is located at 39°11'46"N 86°13'39"W (39.1962100, -86.2273700). It has 5 neighbors: Bartholomew County, Jackson County, Johnson County, Monroe County and Morgan County.

Brown County map

Brown County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Brown County.

City Name Population Title
Nashville 1,097 Town in Indiana, United States

Brown County has 5 neighbours.

  • Nashville


According to census records, the population of Brown County decreased by 0.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,242 - census
2011 15,076 -1.1% estimation process
2012 15,049 -0.18% estimation process
2013 15,055 0.04% estimation process
2014 14,944 -0.74% estimation process
2015 14,994 0.33% estimation process
2016 14,996 0.01% estimation process
2017 15,010 0.09% estimation process
2018 15,230 1.44% estimation process
2019 15,092 -0.91% estimation process
2020 15,112 0.13% estimation process

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People born in Brown County (2)

People born in Brown County, including US basketball player and salesman Chuck Taylor, basketballer Harry Miller, .


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