Brownsville, Texas

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Brownsville, Texas
City of Brownsville
Brownsville Skyline.jpg
Nickname(s): "The Green City"
Motto(s): On the border by the sea
Location in Cameron Coonty
Location in Cameron Coonty
Brownsville is locatit in the US
Location in the contiguous Unitit States
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
Kintra  Unitit States o Americae
State  Texas
Coonty  Cameron
Metropolitan aurie  Brownsville-Harlingen metropolitan aurie
Settled 1848
 • Teep Council-Manager
 • Ceety Cooncil Mayor: Antonio "Tony" Martinez
Commissioner At-Large "A": Cesar de Leon
Commissioner At-Large "B": Rose M. Z. Gowen
Commissioner District 1: Ricardo Longoria, Jr.
Commissioner District 2: Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa
Commissioner District 3: Deborah Portillo
Commissioner District 4: John Villarreal
 • Ceety Manager Charlie Cabler
 • Ceety 378.9 km2 (146.3 sq mi)
 • Laund 342.7 km2 (132.3 sq mi)
 • Watter 36.1 km2 (13.9 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (33 ft)
Population (2014 estimate)
 • Ceety 183,046 (US: 131st)
 • Density 534.1/km2 (1,383/sq mi)
 • Metro 420,392 (US: 126t)
 • Metro density 615.9/km2 (1,602.2/sq mi)
 • Demonym Brownsvillian
 • CSA 444,059 (US: 93rd)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 78520, 78521, 78522, 78523, 78526
Aurie code(s) 956
FIPS code 48-10768[1]
GNIS featur ID 1372749[2]
Airport Brownsville/South Padre Island Internaitional Airport KLRD (BRO)

Brownsville is the coonty seat o Cameron Coonty, Texas. It is the saxteent maist populous ceety in the state o Texas, wi a population at the 2010 census o 175,023[3] an an estimatit population in 2014 o 183,046.[4] It is locatit at the soothmaist tip o Texas, on the northren bank o the Rio Grande, directly north an across the border frae Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The 2014 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the Brownsville-Harlingen metropolitan aurie population at 420,392, makkin it the nint maist populous metropolitan aurie in the state o Texas.[5] In addition, the internaitional Matamoros–Brownsville Metropolitan Area wis estimatit tae hae a population o 1,136,995.[6] Brownsville haes ane o the heichest poverty rates in the naition, an is frequently citit as haein the heichest percentage o residents belaw the federal poverty level oot o aw ceeties in the naition.[7]

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