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Brownsville United Methodist Church, Third and 40
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Location of Brownsville, Ohio

Brownsville is a census-designated place in northeastern Bowling Green Township, Licking County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43721. It lies at the intersection of U.S. Route 40 with State Route 668.


Brownsville had its start when the National Road was extended to that point. The community was laid out in 1829. Brownsville was named for its founder, Adam Brown. A post office has been in operation since 1830.

Flint Ridge State Memorial is three miles north of Brownsville.

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