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Welcome to Brownsville ...

Brownsville is located in Dorchester County<1>.

Brownsville is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Brownsville: (843)

Communities Also Named Brownsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Brownsville: This one is located in Dorchester County and the other is located in Marlboro County.

Beyond South Carolina, 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, Pennsylvania (5), 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.

  • North Charleston [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Charleston
    • North Charleston [Berkeley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Brownsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 118,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Charleston<4>
  • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
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    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Brownsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,972 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goose Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek<4>
  • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanahan
    • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Brownsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,280 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanahan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan<4>
  • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moncks Corner
    • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Brownsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moncks Corner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moncks Corner<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenel
      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Brownsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<4>
    • Ridgeville [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeville
      • Ridgeville [Dorchester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Brownsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeville<4>
    • Cottageville [Colleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottageville
      • Cottageville [Colleton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Brownsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottageville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottageville<4>
    • Harleyville [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harleyville
      • Harleyville [Dorchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Brownsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harleyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harleyville<4>
    • Chandler Village [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chandler Village
      • Chandler Village [Dorchester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Brownsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chandler Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chandler Village
    • Washington Town [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington Town
      • Washington Town [Berkeley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Brownsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington Town

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. 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.

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

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About Dorchester County

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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 Dorchester County: www.dorchestercounty.net/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Dorchester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brownsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Brownsville) 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 Brownsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrownsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brownsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0297, Longitude: -80.2053    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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