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Welcome to Brownville ...

The Town of Brownville is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Brownville has a population of 5,972 people<3> (see below for details).

Brownville is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Brownville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Brownville: (315)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brownville had an population of 5,972 people. This is a decrease of 4.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Brownville had a population of 6,263 people (which is 5.39% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Brownville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Brownville represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 397th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,263 people, the population of Brownville increased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,843 people).

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

Communities near Brownville ...

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

  • Watertown [Jefferson County]
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    • Watertown [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Brownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,838 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watertown<6>
  • Le Ray [Jefferson County]
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    • Le Ray [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Brownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Ray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Ray
  • Adams [Jefferson County]
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    • Adams [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Brownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clayton [Jefferson County]
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    • Clayton [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Brownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Watertown [Jefferson County]
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      • Watertown [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Brownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Champion [Jefferson County]
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      • Champion [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Brownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hounsfield [Jefferson County]
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      • Hounsfield [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Brownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,347 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hounsfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rutland [Jefferson County]
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      • Rutland [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Brownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,901 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
    • Pamelia [Jefferson County]
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      • Pamelia [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Brownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,889 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pamelia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pamelia
    • Orleans [Jefferson County]
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      • Orleans [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Brownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orleans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Brownville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brownville.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brownville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brownville. See our Newspapers 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.

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

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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.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Jefferson, 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 Brownville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brownville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrownvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0320, Longitude: -76.0597       In this case, the coordinates for Brownville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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