Brownwood is a favorite Hill Country destination for leisure and living. We are home to legendary barbeque, Coach Gordon Wood, Lake Brownwood, a Downtown Historic and Cultural District, and year-round events and festivals. Brown County is a sportsman's paradise, with miles of rolling terrain filled with pecan trees, live oak and trophy game.
Brownwood is the hub of an eight county market for retail, employment, medical care and entertainment. Our economy boasts of a strong industrial base alongside regional and hometown businesses. Our work-force is strong, and employment remains higher than state and national trends. We have award-winning schools and multiple higher education opportunities.