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Living in Brownwood

Brownwood, “Feels Like Home!”

Brownwood and the Brown County area is located near the geographical center of Texas with a county population of near 38,000. Brownwood it is the largest city in a 70 mile radius and serves as a regional hub for many trades of commerce including healthcare.

You will find that living in Brownwood and the Brown County area offers a warm friendly atmosphere. It is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. It offers a variety of community activities, educational opportunities, youth sports activities and lake recreation. It is home to some of the best hunting and fishing in Texas.

As a healthcare provider you will find that involvement and caring for our community is a priority for Hendrick Medical Center Brownwood (HMCB). HMCB is a licensed 188 bed facility offering a range of services including acute and specialty care, 24 hour emergency care, in and outpatient services along with oncology services. We are committed to progress and hope you will choose to live and work here and be a part of our community.

About Brownwood and Brown County:

Our area offers many qualities of life to enjoy including:

Low Cost of living

Higher Education Opportunities

Howard Payne University

Ranger College – Brownwood and Early Branches

Texas State Technical College – Brownwood Campus

Year-round golf and disc golf

Recreational lake and hunting

Performing Arts

Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce

City of Brownwood

Brownwood Municipal Development District

Visit Brownwood

Education in area Brown County ISD’s (School Districts)

Bangs Independent School District



Blanket Independent School District



Brookesmith Independent School District



Brownwood Independent School District



Early Independent School District



May Independent School District



Premier High School



Zephyr Independent School District

Main Office


Private Schools

  • Victory Life Academy, Main Office, 325-641-2223
  • Cross Classical Academy, Administration, 325-646-8560

Places to go, things to do near Brownwood

  1. Brownwood Public Library
    View the Brownwood Public Library website for information about events and education.
  2. Visit Brownwood
    Explore the Top of the Texas Hill Country when you Visit Brownwood.
  3. Community Events
    Access our community calendar to view upcoming events.
  4. Community News
    Read current news and announcements.
  5. Emergency Management
    Learn how to be prepared for natural disasters and how the City of Brownwood can help.
  6. Young Leaders of Brown County
  7. Health Department
    Public health activities for the City and County are provided by the Health Department.
  8. Keep Brownwood Beautiful
    This is a non-profit grassroots volunteer organization devoted to making Brownwood a cleaner, healthier, safer, and more attractive place in which to live and work.
  9. Greenleaf Cemetery
  10. Lehnis Railroad Museum
    The Martin & Frances Lehnis Railroad Museum is located across the street from the historic Brownwood Santa Fe Depot and Fred Harvey House.
  11. Parks & Recreation
    Discover community activities and information about local parks and pavilions.
  12. Pavilions and Rentable Facilities
    Listing of Parks, Pavilions, Pools and buildings that can be rented for meetings, parties, weddings or birthdays.
  13. Pools
    Find the hours of operation and more information about Brownwood Municipal Pools.
  14. Senior Citizens
    We are here to serve the needs of Brownwood Citizens 60 years of age or older.
  15. Willis Creek Study
    Willis Creek Flood Reduction presentation
  16. New Residents
    Welcome to your new home in Brownwood!