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Brownville, Nebraska

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The location of Brownville

Welcome to Brownville ...

The village of Brownville is located in Nemaha County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Brownville has a population of 126 people<2> (see below for details).

Brownville is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Brownville: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brownville had a population of 132 people. This makes Brownville the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 132 people, the population of Brownville decreased 9.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 146 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Brownville had an population of 126 people. This is a decrease of 4.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brownville.

Communities near Brownville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the West (W) of Brownville

Tarkio   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Brownville

Located in Atchison County (MO)

Rock Port   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Brownville

Located in Atchison County (MO)

Hamburg   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Brownville

Located in Fremont County (IA)

Peru   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Brownville

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Brownville

Located in Atchison County (MO)

Johnson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Brownville

Verdon   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Brownville

Located in Richardson County

Stella   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Brownville

Located in Richardson County

Nemaha   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Brownville

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

Communities Also Named Brownville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Brownville - they are located in Alabama (4), Florida, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, New York (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Brownville. 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 Brownville. 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 Brownville. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brownville ...

Looking for more information about Brownville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brownville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brownville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brownville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Brownville) 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 Brownville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brownville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3976, Longitude: -95.6611     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brownville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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