Brownsville

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The city covers 81. 528 square miles (211. 157 km2) and has a population of 183,299 as of 2017. It is the 131st-largest city in the United States and 16th-largest in Texas. It is part of the Brownsville–Matamoros conurbation, with a population of 1,136,995 people. The city is known for its year-round subtropical climate, deep-water seaport and Hispanic culture. The city was founded in 1848 by American entrepreneur Charles Stillman after he developed a successful river boat company nearby. It was named after Major Jacob Brown, who fought and died while serving as a U. S. Army soldier during the Mexican–American War (1846–48). As the city is the seat of government for the county of Cameron, the city and county government are major employers. Other primary employers fall within the service, trade and manufacturing industries, including a growing aerospace and space transportation sector. It operates international trading through the Port of Brownsville. The city experienced a population increase in the early 1900s when steel production flourished.

Country:
United States
Region:
North America
Population:
180,000 people
Safe tap water:
Yes, drinkable
Internet speed:
38 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
Best coffee:
Starbucks
Cashless society:
Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
Best taxi app:
http://uber.com
Gender ratio (% man):
44 %
Power:
115V60Hz
Ambulance:
911
Fire department:
911
Police:
911

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