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City of Brownsville
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Motto(s): 
Location in Texas
Location in Texas
Coordinates: 25°55′49″N 97°29′4″W / 25.93028°N 97.48444°W / 25.93028; -97.48444Coordinates: 25°55′49″N 97°29′4″W / 25.93028°N 97.48444°W / 25.93028; -97.48444
Country United States
State Texas
County[[Image:|22x20px|border |]] Cameron
Founded1848
IncorporatedFebruary 7, 1853
Named forJacob Brown
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorAntonio Martinez (D)
 • City Council
 • U.S. CongressFilemon Vela Jr. (D)
Area
 • City84.867 sq mi (219.805 km2)
 • Land81.528 sq mi (211.157 km2)
 • Water3.339 sq mi (8.648 km2)  4%
 • Metro
370.58 sq mi (905.76 km2)
Elevation
33 ft (10 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City175,023 (US: 131st)
 • Estimate 
(2018)[α]
189,592
 • Urban217,585 (US: 145th)
 • Urban density2,668.8/sq mi (1,030.4/km2)
 • Metro
420,392 (US: 126th)
 • Metro density1,602.2/sq mi (618.6/km2)
 • CSA
444,059 (US: 93rd)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
78520, 78521, 78522, 78523, 78526
FIPS code48-10768[5]
GNIS feature ID1372749[6]
AirportBrownsville/South Padre Island International Airport KBRO (BRO)
Websitewww.cob.us
α. ^ 1 2  Area, city density, metro population/density and CSA population/density as of the 2017 estimate.[7][8]
β. ^  Urban population/density as of the 2010 Census.[9]

Brownsville is a city in the southern tip of Texas. As of 2005, 167,493 people lived there.

References

  1. "Official Capital Designations". Texas Legislature. https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ref/abouttx/capitals.html. Retrieved January 4, 2019. 
  2. "State-Based Places Gazetteer Files – Texas". United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce. https://www2.census.gov/geo/docs/maps-data/data/gazetteer/2017_Gazetteer/2017_gaz_counties_48.txt. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  3. "Urban Areas Gazetteer File". United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce. http://www2.census.gov/geo/docs/maps-data/data/gazetteer/2017_Gazetteer/2017_Gaz_ua_national.zip. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  4. "State-Based Counties Gazetteer Files – Texas". United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce. https://www2.census.gov/geo/docs/maps-data/data/gazetteer/2010_place_list_48.txt. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20130911234518/http://factfinder2.census.gov/. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  7. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 - United States -- Combined Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". United States Census Bureau, Population Division; U.S. Department of Commerce. March 2018. https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=PEP_2017_GCTPEPANNR.US41PR. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  8. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 - United States -- Metropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". United States Census Bureau; Population Division, U.S. Department of Commerce. March 2017. https://factfinder.census.gov/bkmk/table/1.0/en/PEP/2017/GCTPEPANNR.US24PR. Retrieved May 25, 2018. 
  9. "A national 2010 urban area file containing a list of all urbanized areas and urban clusters (including Puerto Rico and the Island Areas) sorted by UACE code". U.S. Department of Commerce. http://www2.census.gov/geo/docs/reference/ua/ua_list_all.txt. Retrieved May 29, 2017.