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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 Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Brown had a population of 38,088 people. This is an increase of 1.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 37,674 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Brown represented 0.18% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 73rd most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201038,106+1.15% 
200938,088+1.1% 
200838,106+1.15%-0.32% since 2007
200738,229+1.47% 
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200037,674The Last Census

More information can be found on the Brown County Census Page for Brown County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Brown County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Brown County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Brownwood   18,83718,8130.13% increase  
Early   2,7072,5884.6% increase  
Bangs   1,5441,6204.69% decrease  
Blanket   3954021.74% decrease  

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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