We welcome you to Brownwood, Texas!
The Brownwood / Early area is a community of over 20,000 people, located 20 miles from the center of Texas. There are also a number of smaller communities around Brownwood which are supported by 3M Brownwood. We have a warm low humidity climate, and our employees enjoy many outdoor activities on a year-round basis. As with many smaller cities, Brownwood is a great place to live, work and raise a family, and the typical commute to work is five minutes or less. Our employees appreciate the ability to work for a world class manufacturing company while living in a small city in a great climate.
Brownwood has a hometown feel in a community which supports technological and educational advancement. Institutions of higher learning include, Howard Payne University and Texas State Technical College in Brownwood as well as a Private Baptist University. There are also numerous elementary schools and two high schools located in Brownwood. Brownwood boasts a 650 employee hospital along with a number of other clinics in the area.
The Lake Brownwood recreational area is located about 20 minutes from Brownwood. It features boating, water sports, fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities, including four golf courses for virtually year-round golf. Abilene, Texas, a town of 150,000, is an hour to the northwest of Brownwood, and Brownwood is situated about three hours from Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio.