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Brownstown is a town in Jackson County, in the Seymour metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Brownstown. For links to other places called Brownstown, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Brownstown is 38.878N. The longitude is -86.041W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,025.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brownstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson 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 47220 ZIP code.
28% of Brownstown residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brownstown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brownstown was $15,525, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Brownstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Brownstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $702.
Libraries in Brownstown include Brownstown Public Library ... View libraries
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brownstown political report.
The average commute time for Brownstown workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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