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Brown County, Texas

US county information
NameBrown County
StateTexas
SeatBrownwood
Largest cityBrownwood
US Area
Total Area957 sq mi (2478.6 km2)
Land Area944 sq mi (2445 km2)
Water Area13 sq mi (33.7 km2)
Population37674 (2000)
Density15.4/km2 (40/sq mi/sq mi)
Named forHenry Stevenson Brown
Time zoneCST
Time zoneCST: -6/-5

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Brown County is a county in West Central Texas. As of 2000, the population was 37,674. Its county seat is Brownwood . Brown is named for Henry Stevenson Brown, a commander at the Battle of Velasco. Brown County was founded in 1856.

The Brownwood Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Brown County.


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