Brownville is a small town of Piscataquis County in the state of Maine. Villages of Brownville junction and Knight's Landing are a part of the town of Brownville. The Appalachian Trail and 100 mile wilderness are places of natural beauty and are located near the town of Brownville. The town has a total area of about 45 sq. miles. Historical sites of tourism interest are the state Historic Iron Works site Katahdin and the Historical Society Museum of Brownville. Tourism and trade are principal economic interests of the town.