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Browntown, Alabama
(Walker County)

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The location of Browntown

Welcome to Browntown ...

Browntown is located in Walker County.

The location of Browntown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Browntown is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Browntown lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Browntown is within the (205) area code.

Communities near Browntown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Browntown and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Berry   [Map]   1,098   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cordova   [Map]   1,957   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,913   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Goodsprings   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jasper   [Map]   13,618   N   18 miles [29 km]
Maytown   [Map]   370   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Browntown.

Communities Also Named Browntown ...

While we believe that this Browntown is located in Walker County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Browntown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Autauga and Jackson County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 22 communities that are also named Browntown - they are located in Florida, Georgia (2), New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Tennessee (2), Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Browntown.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Browntown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Browntown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Browntown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Browntown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Browntown ...

Looking for more information about Browntown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Browntown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Browntown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Browntown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Browntown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walker County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Browntown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Browntown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browntown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5912, Longitude: -87.3406     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browntown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Browntown.

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