Brownsville, Texas

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Brownsville, Texas
Motto: On the Border by the Sea
Location within the state of 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
County Cameron County
Government
 • Mayor Tony Martinez
Area
 • City 215.0 km2 (83.0 sq mi)
 • Land 208.2 km2 (80.4 sq mi)
 • Water 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • City 139,722 (city proper)
 • Density 671.0/km2 (1,738/sq mi)
 • Metro 385,511
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

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

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