Lake Brownwood

Lake Brownwood, also known as Brownwood Reservoir, is an artificial lake on Pecan Bayou, eight miles north of Brownwood in north central Brown County (at 31°50' N, 99°00' W). The project is owned and operated by Brown County Water Improvement District Number 1. The surface area is 7,300 acres, and the drainage area 1,535 square miles. The lake's normal capacity is 118,900 acre-feet; its maximum capacity is 448,200 acre-feet. The spillway elevation is 1,425 feet above mean sea level.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Lake Brownwood is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.83570480
    Longitude
    -99.00783100

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Lake Brownwood by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Lake Brownwood
Pop. Year Source
1,510 2019 Texas Demographic Center
1,532 2010 Texas Demographic Center
1,694 2000 Texas Demographic Center
1,221 1990 Texas Demographic Center