Brownsburg, Indiana

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Brownsburg is a town in Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. The population was 14,520 at the 2000 census. The 2006 Indiana Population Estimate Update estimated the population as 18,850.[3]

Recently, CNN Money Magazine ranked Brownsburg as the #1 place to live in Indiana, and #33 best in the Nation. The magazine cited Brownsburg's low crime, strong economy, and excellent schools as factors for placing Brownsburg at the top. Brownsburg is a vibrant and progressive community with an award-winning school district that includes an advanced learning center for students. Brownsburg offers a wide variety of shopping, dining, lodging and recreational activities.[4]

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Geography

Brownsburg is located at 39°50′31″N 86°23′44″W / 39.84194°N 86.39556°W / 39.84194; -86.39556 (39.842032, -86.395641)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.3 square miles (19.0 km²). Interstate 74 runs from Iowa to Cincinnati, crossing the northern part of Brownsburg before entering Indianapolis. Interstate 65 is also nearby along the northeast side, although not running directly into the town limits. Interstate 70 runs ca 10 miles (16 km) south of Brownsburg. State Road 267 (Green Street) runs north and south through the middle of Brownsburg and serves as one of the town's main thoroughfares. US 136 (or Main Street) runs east and west along the southern half of the town.

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