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Brownwood is a city in Brown County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Henry Stevenson Brown, trader and Indian fighter.
The latitude of Brownwood is 31.709N. The longitude is -98.99W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,365 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,320.
Sixteen new varieties of pecan have been developed here at the W.R. Poage Pecan Field Station.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brownwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brown 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 76802 ZIP code.
11% of Brownwood residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brownwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brownwood was $14,158, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Brownwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Brownwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $654.
Libraries in Brownwood include Brownwood Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Brownwood include Brownwood Bulletin
Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brownwood political report.
The average commute time for Brownwood workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brownwood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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