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Brownsville is a city in Haywood County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Jacob Jennings Brown, wounded in the War of 1812
The latitude of Brownsville is 35.593N. The longitude is -89.262W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 390 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,725.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brownsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Haywood County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38012 ZIP code.
2% of Brownsville residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brownsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brownsville was $15,217, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Brownsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Brownsville include College Hill Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Brownsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $725.
Libraries in Brownsville include Elma Ross Public Library ... View libraries
Haywood County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brownsville political report.
The average commute time for Brownsville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brownsville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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