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BROWN COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Brown County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker on US 67/84 at Brownwood east city limits)

    BROWN COUNTY
    Created August 27, 1856; Organized March 21, 1857.
    Named for Capt. Henry S. Brown; came to Texas in 1824; Indian trader and fighter, commanded a company at the Battle of Velasco, member of the Convention of 1832;
    County seat, Brownwood 1856; moved to new site of same name, 1867.
    (1936)

    Brown County Courthouse
    Texas Brown County Courthouse
    Brown County courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Brown County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Brownwood
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  • Bangs
  • Blanket
  • Brookesmith
  • Brownwood county seat
  • Cross Cut
  • Dulin
  • Early
  • Fry ghost town
  • Hutson ghost town
  • Indian Creek
  • May
  • Winchell
  • Zephyr
  • TX Brown County 1907 Postal Map
    Brown County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Brown County 1920s Map
    Brown County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Brown County 1940s Map
    Brown County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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