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Welcome to Browns Valley ...

The city of Browns Valley is located in Traverse County<1>.

The location of Browns Valley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Browns Valley: Browns Vly. (or less commonly used: Browns Vally. or Browns Vlly.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Browns Valley for more information about variations on the name of Browns Valley.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Browns Valley has a population of 528 people<3> (see below for details).

Browns Valley is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Browns Valley is within the boundaries of the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Browns Valley: 56219<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Browns Valley had an population of 528 people. This is a decrease of 10.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Browns Valley had a population of 589 people (which is 16.55% of the total population of Traverse County). This makes Browns Valley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Browns Valley represents 0.01% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 467th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 589 people, the population of Browns Valley decreased 14.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 690 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Browns Valley.

Communities Also Named Browns Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Browns Valley - they are located in Alabama, California, Indiana and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Browns Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Browns Valley.

  • Sisseton [Roberts County]
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    • Sisseton [Roberts County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Browns Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sisseton<7>
  • Goodwill [Roberts County]
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    • Goodwill [Roberts County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Browns Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodwill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 876 people
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  • Graceville [Big Stone County]
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    • Graceville [Big Stone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Browns Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 560 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<7>
  • Wilmot [Roberts County]
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    • Wilmot [Roberts County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Browns Valley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 501 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmot<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rosholt [Roberts County]
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      • Rosholt [Roberts County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Browns Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosholt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosholt<7>
    • New Effington [Roberts County]
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      • New Effington [Roberts County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Browns Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Effington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Effington<7>
    • Beardsley [Big Stone County]
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      • Beardsley [Big Stone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Browns Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beardsley<7>
    • Long Hollow Housing [Roberts County]
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      • Long Hollow Housing [Roberts County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Browns Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Hollow Housing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 192 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Hollow Housing
    • Peever [Roberts County]
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      • Peever [Roberts County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Browns Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peever
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peever<7>
    • Hartford Beach [Roberts County]
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      • Hartford Beach [Roberts County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Browns Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 126 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Browns Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Browns Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Browns Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Browns Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Browns Valley. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Browns Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Browns Valley ...

Looking for more information about Browns Valley? 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 Browns Valley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Browns Valley.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Traverse, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Browns Valley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Browns Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Browns Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Browns Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Browns Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Browns Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Browns Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5946, Longitude: -96.8328       In this case, the coordinates for Browns Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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