Brownsville, Texas

coonty seat o Cameron Coonty, Texas, Unitit States

Brownsville is the coonty seat o Cameron Coonty, Texas. It is the saxteent maist populous city 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 area population at 420,392, makkin it the nint maist populous metropolitan area 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 cities in the naition.[7]

Brownsville, Texas
City of Brownsville
Brownsville Skyline.jpg
Eik-name(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 Unitit States
Brownsville
Brownsville
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 area Brownsville-Harlingen metropolitan area
Settled1848
Govrenment
 • TeepCouncil-Manager
 • City CooncilMayor: 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
 • City ManagerCharlie Cabler
Area
 • City378.9 km2 (146.3 sq mi)
 • Laund342.7 km2 (132.3 sq mi)
 • Water36.1 km2 (13.9 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (33 ft)
Population
 (2014 estimate)
 • City183,046 (US: 131st)
 • Density534.1/km2 (1,383/sq mi)
 • Metro
420,392 (US: 126t)
 • Metro density615.9/km2 (1602.2/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Brownsvillian
 • CSA
444059 (US: 93rd)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
78520, 78521, 78522, 78523, 78526
Area code(s)956
FIPS code48-10768[1]
GNIS featur ID1372749[2]
AirportBrownsville/South Padre Island Internaitional Airport KLRD (BRO)
Websitewww.cob.us

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  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Brownsville city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 8 Julie 2015.
  4. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 (PEPANNRES): Incorporated Places in Texas". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 8 Julie 2015.
  5. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 - United States -- Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico (GCT-PEPANNRES)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 8 Julie 2015.
  6. "Matamoros-Brownsville". World Gazetteer. Archived frae the original on 13 Mey 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2011./
  7. "In America's Poorest City, a Housing Breakthrough - CityLab". Retrieved 30 Mey 2015.