INTERESTING FACTS: Named for US General Jakob Brown who defeated the British at the Battle of Sackett’s Harbor in 1813. Home to Western IL Corrections Center. Home to Siloam Springs National Park.
- Mount Sterling – Population 2,025, serves as the county seat. The railroad during the 1860s increased the economy and importance of the town.
*Link to National Register of Historic Places in Brown County
*History of Mt. Sterling and Brown County