As the hub of an eight-county region and the country seat of Brown County, Brownwood is a vibrant city filled with culture and recreation. The city is set in a beautiful natural backdrop that features plenty of outdoor activities ranging from hiking to boating and a 7,300-acre lake. In the city’s center, you’ll find a unique downtown brimming with history and a one-of-a-kind shopping and dining scene. And at the heart of it all, you’ll find friendly residents and a welcoming business community.
Higher Education & Workforce
Brownwood has one university and one college in the community, Howard Payne University, Ranger College, and Texas State Technical College - Brownwood. These schools produce a number of highly educated and skilled graduates each year that are ready to enter the workforce. Both HPU and TSTC-Brownwood work with local businesses, assisting in employee recruitment and workforce training. Additionally, there are two colleges and four universities within 50 miles of Brownwood.
Brownwood companies draw employees from a diverse labor pool that includes Brownwood, Brown county, and the eight-county region. Brownwood employees enjoy short commutes with an average drive of 15 minutes, allowing for more personal and family time.