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Brownsville is a city in Edmonson County, in the Bowling Green metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community is believed named for Gen. Jacob Brown.

The latitude of Brownsville is 37.192N. The longitude is -86.267W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 545 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 933.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$15,370
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brownsville demographic reports
Brownsville is on the Green River.
Local festivals include:
  • Edmonson County Fair - Sept. 6-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brownsville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mammoth Cave National Park, Nolin River Lake
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brownsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Edmonson 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 42210 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Brownsville residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $15,711, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

6% of Brownsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brownsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $155.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $505.


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Libraries in Brownsville include Edmonson County Public Library ... View libraries

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Edmonson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brownsville political report.

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The average commute time for Brownsville workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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