Brownsville, Yuba County, California

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Unincorporated community
Brownsville is located in California
Location in California
Brownsville is located in the US
Brownsville (the US)
Coordinates: 39°28′24″N 121°16′09″W / 39.47333°N 121.26917°W / 39.47333; -121.26917
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 2,313 ft (705 m)

Brownsville an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It lies at an elevation of 2313 feet (705 m) and has a population of 1,230. It is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east-northeast of Rackerby.[2] The place is named for I.E. Brown, sawmill owner.[2]

A post office was established at Brownsville in 1862.[2]

Coordinates: 39°28′24″N 121°16′09″W / 39.47333°N 121.26917°W / 39.47333; -121.26917


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brownsville, Yuba County, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 455. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.