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Welcome to Brownsville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Brownsville has a population of 2,226 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Brownsville.
Brownsville is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Brownsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Brownsville: 15417<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brownsville had an population of 2,226 people. This is a decrease of 4.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Brownsville had a population of 2,331 people. This makes Brownsville the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Brownsville represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 391st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,331 people, the population of Brownsville decreased 16.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,804 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Brownsville.
Adding Brownsville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Brownsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brownsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brownsville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Brownsville ...
While we believe that this Brownsville is located in Fayette County, we know of another 4 Pennsylvania communities named Brownsville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Berks, Franklin, Huntingdon and Schuylkill County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 58 communities that are also named Brownsville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (3), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (6), Ontario (2), Oregon, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brownsville.
Communities near Brownsville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brownsville.
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 Brownsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brownsville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brownsville. 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 Brownsville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brownsville. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Brownsville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brownsville ...
Looking for more information about Brownsville? 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 Brownsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brownsville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brownsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Fayette County: www.fayettepa.org
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Sep 2021