Brownsville is located in the county of Cameron. It covers a total area of 382.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, household appliances, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, chemicals, textiles, pharmaceuticals, farm equipments, marine equipments, medical equipments, plastic and publishing, real estate, seafood, telecommunication, transport, education and sheet metal. Commercial spaces are utilized by service stations, thrift shops, educational institutions, wildlife centers and yogurt shops.