Business

Business

Why Brownsville?

Brownsville is the perfect home for your next business venture.

Located just 15 minutes from the Memphis Regional Megasite and less than an hour from the fourth busiest inland port in the United States, one of the largest railroad hubs in America and the most trafficked cargo airport in the world, Brownsville offers an escape from city life with the convenience of a first-class distribution center.

56 Miles to Mississippi River
63 Miles from Memphis International Airport
13 Miles from Memphis Regional Megasite
0 Miles from Interstate 40

About Business in Brownsville

How to Get a Business License

State law requires that all businesses (with the exceptions of certain professions, manufacturers, and disabled persons) inside the City of Brownsville have both city and county business licenses. Click here to download business lincense application Click here to download business tax return forms

More About our Industry

Brownsville-Haywood County is proud of its industrial base, which is quite large for a community of this size. Why? Because it’s an attractive place to locate, both aesthetically and economically, and because of the low cost of living and no state taxes. The local governments, the chamber of commerce, and the Brownsville-Haywood County Industrial Development […]

Municipal Code

ORDINANCE # 892/07/10/12/#4 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE, TENNESSEE ADOPTING THE ANNUAL BUDGET AND TAX RATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2012 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 ORDINANCE #894/08/14/12/#6 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE, TENNESSEE ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR PACKAGE LIQUOR SALES

Tourism

Brownsville, Haywood County is situated near the Hatchie River, now protected in our county as part of the Hatchie Wildlife Refuge that attracts thousands of visitors each year. The community is also the site of many historical homes and churches, the Haywood County Museum, the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center and other points of interest […]

Agriculture

The largest industry in Haywood County is agriculture. We grow more cotton that any other county in Tennessee and last year produced 82,300 bales on 45,700 acres. (Source 2013 USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service). With its rich, fertile soil, the county’s heritage began on the farm and several generations later, it remains on the farm. […]

New Video for I-40 Advantage Industrial Park

Located northeast of Memphis and seconds from Brownvsville, this Tennessee Certified Site is less than five miles from Interstate 40, Tennessee’s main east-west corridor for truck traffic. Here, you will find nearly 140 acres prepared to accommodate future industrial development. Due to the acreage available and the property’s shape and gentle slope, this site is […]

Memphis Regional Megasite

The Memphis Regional Megasite is located in Haywood County just 15 minutes from Brownsville on Interstate 40. The site is a 4,100-acre industrial area backed by over $100 million in investment from the State of Tennessee. It is poised to be the focal point of major industrial growth in West Tennessee and is currently awaiting your company’s vision.

About the Memphis Regional Megasite

I-40 Advantage Industrial Park

The I-40 Advantage Industrial Park is Brownsville’s newest home for industry. Located less than five minutes from the Exit 56 on ramp at Interstate 40 and less than five minutes from the heart of downtown Brownsville, the 300-acre site will be the home of distribution and growth in support of the Memphis Regional Megasite.

Workforce Information

A great spot to tell people about workforce development and the ongoing efforts of Brownsville to prepare workers for the new industries coming to town.

Business Inquiries

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For questions about Brownsville or to speak to someone at City Hall, please contact us at:

  • 111 North Washington Avenue, TN 38012
  • 1-731-772-1212
  • [email protected]
  • www.brownsvilletn.gov
  • Job Opportunities

    Job Opening – City Clerk

    Department/Agency of Position: City of Brownsville, Tennessee Location of Position: Brownsville, Tennessee Wage/Salary: $55,000.00 Minimum Date Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Closing Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Job Description: City of Brownsville, Tennessee The City Clerk’s position is responsible for the financial activities of the City related to budgeting, accounting, purchasing, tax collections, etc. They […]

    Are you Age 18-24? Looking for a job? Look no further!

    The Work Experience Program through the American Job Center offers short term work opportunities for eligible young adults 18-24 who are out of school with little or no work experience. Employer partners serve as mentors by training them on proper work procedures and developing positive work habits. Contact your local American Job Center for more […]

    American Job Center-Brownsville Open House

    You’re Invited to the American Job Center-Brownsville Open House on Thursday, May 3rd, 8:30AM – 10:30AM. American Job Centers provide a full range of assistance to employers and job seekers in a one-stop environment. We invite you to come meet our staff, tour our center, and learn about the many services we offer to the […]

    Job Opportunity – Administrative Clerk

    City Of Brownsville (City Hall) Currently Accepting Applications A listing of job duties/requirements and applications may be obtained at City Hall, 111 N. Washington Ave., M-F 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. or by email: [email protected] Applications will be accepted through February 10, 2017. The City of Brownsville is an equal opportunity employer.

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