North and Central America->United States->Texas (TX)->Cameron->Brownsville
Brownsville, TX is located at the southwest tip of Texas, on the northern bank of the Rio Grande, directly north and across the border from Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Brownsville has one of the highest poverty rates in the nation, and is frequently cited as having the highest percentage of residents in the nation below the federal poverty level. But the urban area is also one of the fastest growing in the United States.
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