Brownwood, Texas

Brownwood: City in Texas, United States of America


Brownwood is a city located in the county of Harris in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,288 and a population density of 501 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,208 inhabitants.

Brownwood locator map
Location of Brownwood on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Brownwood

Population : 18,208 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Harris County
Postal code : 76801
Phone Area Codes : 325
Area : 38.51 km2
Altitude : 1,365 feet / 416 meters
Capital city : Brownwood is capital of Brown County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:35:40 (14th July 2024)
Density : 473 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.93% (2010-2020)
Brown County Courthouse '2018'  Brownwood  TX image
Brown County Courthouse '2018' Brownwood TX
Brown County Courthouse '2018'  Brownwood  TX image


Brownwood is located at 29°44'57"N 95°2'60"W (29.7491200, -95.0499300).

Brownwood map


According to census records, the population of Brownwood decreased by 5.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,288 - census
2011 19,153 -0.7% estimation process
2012 18,982 -0.9% estimation process
2013 18,891 -0.48% estimation process
2014 18,850 -0.22% estimation process
2015 18,855 0.03% estimation process
2016 18,876 0.11% estimation process
2017 18,607 -1.45% estimation process
2018 18,588 -0.1% estimation process
2019 18,455 -0.72% estimation process
2020 18,208 -1.36% estimation process

Brownwood zip code is 76801. County name: Brown, County fips: 48049

People born in Brownwood (27)

People born in Brownwood, including actress Madylin Sweeten, politician Joe M. Kilgore, football player Graham Harrell, .


  • J. L. Hunter "Red" Rountree (American bank robber) he was born in 16/12/1911
  • Casey Pachall (College football player) he was born in 14/11/1990
  • Dave Ribble (American football player (1907-1943)) he was born in 28/03/1907
  • Derwin Williams (American football player) he was born in 06/05/1961
  • Ed Price (American football player and coach) he was born in 12/01/1909
  • Elda Vokel (American actress (1911-2001)) she was born in 06/03/1911
  • George Dunn (actor, humorist (1914-1982)) he was born in 23/11/1914
  • Jim Morris (Major League Baseball Player) he was born in 19/01/1964
  • Jerry Don Gleaton (American baseball player) he was born in 14/09/1957
  • Jimmy Harris (American football cornerback) he was born in 18/09/1946
  • Kenny Vaccaro (American football defensive back) he was born in 15/02/1991
  • Roy R. Rubottom, Jr. (American diplomat) he was born in 13/02/1912
  • Slim Harriss (American baseball player) he was born in 11/12/1897
  • Walt Williams (American baseball player) he was born in 19/12/1943
  • John Anderson Moore (American World War II submarine commander and naval hero) he was born in 12/01/1910
  • George M. Shelton (Philippine-American War Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 23/12/1877
  • William Johnson (American wrestler) he was born in 19/01/1901
  • Sawyer Sweeten (American former child actor (1995-2015)) he was born in 12/05/1995

Schools in Brownwood

College & universities near Brownwood, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226204 Lee College Baytown (TX) 77520
227979 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena (TX) 77505
228866 Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc Pasadena (TX) 77505-1699
440776 Interactive College of Technology Pasadena (TX) 77502
380067 Houston Training School-Main Campus Houston (TX) 77026

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brownwood, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS

Post offices near Brownwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Station A Baytown Post Office Baytown (TX) 77520
Highland Post Office Highlands (TX) 77562
Baytown Post Office Baytown (TX) 77521
Channelview Post Office Channelview (TX) 77530
Deer Park Post Office Deer Park (TX) 77536

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Brownwood , Texas city in Texas, United States of America with a population of 19,031 people.

Other cities in Harris County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Harris County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Houston 2,316,120 The fourth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Houston metropolitan area.
Pasadena 149,440 The second most populous city in Harris County, Texas.
Baytown 77,288 The most populous city in Harris County, Texas.
Atascocita 65,844 Census designated place
Spring 54,298 Census-designated place in Harris County, Texas, United States
Channelview 38,289 Census designated place
La Porte 35,775 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Deer Park 32,913 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Katy 23,889 City in Texas, United States; within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area
Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
Bellaire 18,906 Village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States
South Houston 17,446 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place
Humble 15,539 City in Texas
West University Place 15,496 City in Harris County, Texas, U.
Seabrook 13,879 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Brownwood distances to largest Texas cities