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 to residents and many visitors alike. Its location on Exit 56 of Interstate 40 between Memphis and Jackson, traveled by more than 100,000 daily additionally contributes to the number of visitors to the community.
In 2012, Brownsville was named as a stop on the “Cotton Junction Trail,” a self-guided driving tour that connects nine west Tennesssee counties. The Delta Heritage Center and Flagg Grove School, where legendary singer Tina Turner attended grade school, are showcased stops on the tour.