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

The community of Green Bay is the Seat for Brown County.

Brown County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Brown had a population of 247,319 people. This is an increase of 9.06% since the last Census (which gave a population of 226,778 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Brown represented 4.23% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 4th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

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

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010248,007+9.36%+0.28% since 2009
2009247,319+9.06%+1.08% since 2008
2008244,687+7.9%+0.62% since 2007
2000226,778The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Green Bay   101,412102,3130.88% decrease  
De Pere   23,41920,55913.91% increase  
Ashwaubenon   17,59817,6340.2% decrease  
Howard   17,02813,54625.71% increase  
Allouez   14,94015,4433.26% decrease  

Websites for Brown County

Official Website:   www.co.brown.wi.us/

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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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