Brownsville Cameron County, Texas

Brownsville: County seat of Cameron County, Texas, United States

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About

Brownsville is a city located in the county of Cameron in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 175,023 and a population density of 462 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 183,428 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1848.

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Brownsville Skyline
Brownsville Skyline image

Geography

Brownsville is located at 25°54'6"N 97°29'51"W (25.9017500, -97.4974800).

Brownsville map

Weather

Brownsville forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 1 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Brownsville Quick Facts

Population : 183,428 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Cameron County
Postal code : 78522
Phone Area Codes : 956
Area : 378.86 km2
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital city : Brownsville is capital of Cameron County
Establishment : January 01, 1849 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:36:49 (21st October 2021)
Density : 484 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.58% (2010-2020)
Weather : 89℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

  • Barranquilla
  • Guadalajara
  • Matamoros

Demographics

The population of Brownsville increased by 4.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 175,023 - census
2011 178,154 1.76% estimation process
2012 179,652 0.83% estimation process
2013 180,648 0.55% estimation process
2014 181,656 0.55% estimation process
2015 181,528 -0.07% estimation process
2016 182,311 0.43% estimation process
2017 182,384 0.04% estimation process
2018 182,333 -0.03% estimation process
2019 182,781 0.25% estimation process
2020 183,428 0.35% estimation process

Brownsville zip code is 78520. County name: Cameron, County fips: 48061

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Local Places in Brownsville

1 Brownsville Municipal Court
Rating: 2.7 (18)

Address: 1034 E Levee St, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565487181 🔗 Url

Brownsville Municipal Court
2 Bad Boyz Bail Bonds
Rating: 4.6 (9)

Address: 910 E 7th St, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19567614800 🔗 Url

Bad Boyz Bail Bonds
3 Westside Municipal Court
Rating: 3.8 (8)

Address: 1763 US-281, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565746629 🔗 Url

Westside Municipal Court
4 Brownsville City Hall
Rating: 4.3 (6)

Address: 1001 E Elizabeth St # 234, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565486000 🔗 Url

Brownsville City Hall
5 City Secretary
Rating: 4.2 (5)

Address: 1034 E Levee St, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565486042 🔗 Url

6 City of Brownsville
Rating: 2 (4)

Address: 1001 E Elizabeth St, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565464357 🔗 Url

City of Brownsville
7 Brownsville Housing Authority
Rating: 5 (3)

Address: 602 Old Port Isabel Rd, Brownsville, TX 78521 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565411124 🔗 Url

8 Brownsville Municipal Court
Rating: 5 (2)

Address: 2900 Southmost Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78521 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565487181 🔗 Url

9 Brownsville City Manager
Rating: 1 (2)

Address: 1001 E Elizabeth St, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565486007 🔗 Url

10 Brownsville City
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 600 E Jackson St, Brownsville, TX 78520 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19565487117 🔗 Url

People born in Brownsville (44)

People born in Brownsville, including country music singer, songwriter, musician, and film actor Kris Kristofferson, United States Navy admiral Bill Studeman, actress Shelbie Bruce, you can see a list of people who born in Brownsville.

Schools in Brownsville

College & universities near Brownsville, TX

Code Name City ZIP
227377 Texas Southmost College Brownsville (TX) 78520
456922 South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-Brownsville Brownsville (TX) 78520
459532 Salon & Spa Institute Brownsville (TX) 78520-8809
459967 Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville Brownsville (TX) 78520
455974 South Texas Training Center San Benito (TX) 78586

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brownsville, TX

Code Name Address Type
BSV Brownsville, Texas 1134 E. St. Charles Street BUS
HGN Harlingen, Texas 215 E. Monroe Ave. BUS
MEN McAllen, Texas 1501 West US Hwy 83 Business BUS

Post offices near Brownsville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Brownsvill Post Office Brownsville (TX) 78520
Brownsvill Post Office Brownsville (TX) 78520
Olm Post Office Olmito (TX) 78575
Los Fresn Post Office Los Fresnos (TX) 78566
Los Ind Post Office Los Indios (TX) 78567

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Cameron County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cameron County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Harlingen 65,176 Harlingen is a city in the county of Cameron, in the central portion of the southern U.
San Benito 24,085 In Cameron County, Texas, USA, San Benito is a town.
Los Fresnos 7,826 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States
La Feria 7,240 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States
Cameron Park 6,963 Census designated place
Cameron Park Colonia 6,963 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States of America
Port Isabel 6,226 City in Cameron County, Texas, United States
Primera 5,271 Town of the United States
Laureles 3,692 Census designated place in Texas, USA
Laguna Heights 3,488 Place in Cameron County, Texas, United States
Laguna Vista 3,217 Town of the United States
Combes 3,037 Town of the United States
La Paloma 2,903 La Paloma, in Cameron County, Texas, United States, is a census-designated place (CDP).
South Padre Island 2,752 Town in Texas, United States
Santa Rosa 2,684 The town of Cameron County, Texas, U.
Rio Hondo 2,639 City in Texas, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Brownsville distances to largest Texas cities