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Welcome to Brown Town ...

Brown Town is located in Greene County<1>.

Brown Town is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Brown Town: (601) and (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Brown Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Brown Town - they are located in and North Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Brown Town ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brown Town.

  • Citronelle [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Citronelle
    • Citronelle [Mobile County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Brown Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,861 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Citronelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Citronelle<5>
  • Lucedale [George County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucedale
    • Lucedale [George County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Brown Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucedale<5>
  • Leakesville [Greene County]
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    • Leakesville [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Brown Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leakesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leakesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leakesville<5>
  • Wilmer [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmer
    • Wilmer [Mobile County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Brown Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Deer Park [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
      • Deer Park [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Brown Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
    • Gulfcrest [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfcrest
      • Gulfcrest [Mobile County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Brown Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulfcrest
    • Vinegar Bend [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinegar Bend
      • Vinegar Bend [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Brown Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinegar Bend
    • Chunchula [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunchula
      • Chunchula [Mobile County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Brown Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunchula
    • Clark [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
      • Clark [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Brown Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
    • Fruitdale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitdale
      • Fruitdale [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Brown Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitdale

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 Brown Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brown Town.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brown Town. 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 Brown Town.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brown Town. See our Newspapers Page for Brown Town.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brown Town ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Greene, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brown Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brown Town) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brown Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0708, Longitude: -88.4368    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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