City of Brownsville website
Brownsville, in brief
Brownsville, Texas is a truly international city located in a semi-tropical paradise where two cultures meet to create a unique land of exotic sounds, flavours, history and natural beauty found nowhere else in the U.S.
At the extreme southern tip of Texas; Brownsville’s bustling downtown is five minute stroll across an international bridge from Matamoros, Mexico and an easy 30 minute drive to the beaches of South Padre Island.
Visit our community ‘On the Border …By the Sea’ and enjoy sight-seeing and shopping in Mexico, gorgeous white sand beaches, world class birding, the world famous Gladys Porter Zoo, great Brownsville museums and several important historic sites.
USA phone area codes
Enter a state or an area code to view time