Brown County, Texas
Brown County: County in Texas, United States
Brown County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,106 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,633 inhabitants. Its county seat is Brownwood. The county was created 167 years ago in 1855.
Nestled in the rolling hills of west central Texas, Brown County is the quintessential small town American community. With a population just under 40,000 people, Brown County offers a peaceful lifestyle and close-knit neighborhoods.
The county was established in 1856 and named after Henry Stevenson Brown, a commander at the Battle of Velasco during the Texas Revolution. The landscape of Brown County is defined by its natural beauty of green hills, rocky outcroppings, and winding rivers.
Some key features of Brown County include:
- The county seat and largest town, Brownwood, founded in 1857. Its historic downtown has shops, restaurants, and museums.
- Lake Brownwood State Park which offers fishing, boating, swimming, and camping opportunities amidst gorgeous scenery.
- The Brown County Rodeo held every July since 1937, celebrating the area's cowboy culture.
- Dozens of bed and breakfasts perfect for a quaint getaway to enjoy the countryside.
- Wineries scattered throughout the county, producing award-winning Texas wines.
From its old-fashioned Main Street to its wide open spaces, Brown County harkens back to a simpler time. Its rolling hills and small town communities seem a world away from big city life. For a relaxing visit filled with natural beauty and small town charm, Brown County is the perfect escape.
Quick Facts about Brown County
|Population :||37,633 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Texas (United States)|
|Different from :||Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County|
|Area :||2478 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1.3%|
|Land as percent of area :||98.7%|
|Named for :||Henry Stevenson Brown|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1856|
|Time Zone :||Central Time Zone|
|Local time :||07:35:55 (6th December 2023)|
|Density :||15 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-1.26% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||39℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather|
Brown County is located at 31°46'27"N 98°59'59"W (31.7742600, -98.9997900). It has 7 neighbors: Callahan County, Coleman County, Comanche County, Eastland County, McCulloch County, Mills County and San Saba County.
Brown County map
Brown County Populated Places
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Brown County.
|Brownwood||19,031||City in Texas, United States of America|
|Lake Brownwood||1,532||Census designated place|
|Blanket||368||Town of the United States|
Brown County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northeast wind around 5 mph. more
- Official Website
Official website of Brown County
Brown County has 7 neighbours.
- Callahan County county in Texas, United States
- Coleman County county in Texas, United States
- Comanche County county in Texas, United States
- Eastland County county in Texas, United States
- McCulloch County county in Texas, United States
- Mills County county in Texas, United States
- San Saba County county in Texas, United States
According to census records, the population of Brown County decreased by 1.26% in 10 years.
People born in Brown County (1)
American football player Billy Cross was born in Brown County
Other places with the same name (9)
- Brown County , Wisconsin county in Texas, United States with a population of 264,610 people.
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- Brown County , South Dakota county in South Dakota, United States with a population of 38,738 people.
- Brown County , Minnesota county in Minnesota, United States with a population of 24,846 people.
- Brown County , Indiana county in Indiana, United States with a population of 15,112 people.
- Brown County , Kansas county in Kansas, United States with a population of 9,482 people.
- Brown County , Illinois county in Illinois, United States with a population of 6,546 people.
- Brown County , Nebraska county in Nebraska, United States with a population of 2,981 people.
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