Browns Point, Washington
|• Total||0.403 sq mi (1.04 km2)|
|• Land||0.403 sq mi (1.04 km2)|
|• Water||0.000 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||118 ft (36 m)|
|• Density||3,000/sq mi (1,100/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
Browns Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pierce County, Washington, United States, bordered by Tacoma on the east and Puget Sound on all other sides. The population was 1,198 at the 2010 census. The Tacoma neighborhood immediately adjacent to Browns Point is also referred to locally as "Browns Point" (although it is also often referred to as Northeast Tacoma).
Browns Point is located at (47.305833, -122.443889).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.403 square miles (1.04 km2), all land.
The community is supported by the local Browns Point Improvement Club, which owns much of the land adjacent to the lighthouse. The club is best known in the Pacific Northwest for its fundraiser, the Browns Point Salmon Bake. Started in the 1940s by Browns Point pioneer and Puyallup tribal member Jerry Meeker, the festival is held in the first weekend of August in even-numbered years.
- Points Northeast Historical Society
- Lighthouse Friends entry about Browns Point
- Browns Point Lighthouse Park
- History Link article about the lighthouse station