Brownville Real Estate
Located just outside Watertown, Brownville is an easy commute to Fort Drum, Cape Vincent, Watertown and Sackets Harbor. The Salmon Run Mall and Sam’s Club are just a short drive from the center of Brownville. Brownville was settled by Jacob Brown in 1799. The General’s Georgian Mansion was built from 1811 to 1815. This 22 room limestone mansion, formerly the home of Jacob Brown, now houses the Village Office, Library and the Community Center.
Initially a manufacturing town Brownville is now noted for its friendly small town atmosphere. During the General Brown weekend the village comes to life with yard sales throughout Brownville, Dexter and Glen Park. In addition to an amazing array of yard sales you can also enjoy the carnival rides, craft fair, chicken barbecue, ice cream social and a Zumbathon to work off all those calories you just consumed.
Brownville-Glen Park Elementary, Dexter Elementary and General Brown Junior and Senior High School make up the General Brown School District.
Brownville reaches out to Lake Ontario, Guffin Bay and Black River Bay. Fishermen gravitate to the area as do summer residents with homes on the Lake or the Bays. If you are looking for a home in this area you can choose from classic older homes, Victorian homes, waterfront and water view homes as well as modern homes. With the close proximity to Watertown and Interstate 81 your commute will be easy. Click on the local real estate guide to start searching for homes for sale in Brownville, NY.