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Welcome to Brown County ...

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

The community of Brownwood is the Seat for Brown County.

Brown County was founded in 1856. Brown was created by taking area from Comanche and Travis Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Brown had a population of 37,770 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,106 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brown represented 0.15% of the total population of Texas.

Below are some of the communities located in Brown County:

  • Bangs
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bangs
    • Bangs is located in Brown County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bangs <3>
  • Blanket
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Brownwood
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownwood
    • Brownwood is located in Brown County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,208 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownwood <3>
  • Early
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Early
    • Early is located in Brown County (TX)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,296 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Early <3>

Websites of Interest ...

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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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