About This Place
Brownstown is a village in Fayette County, Illinois, United States. The population was 705 at the 2000 census.
Brownstown is located at 38°59′43″N 88°57′12″W / 38.99528°N 88.95333°W / 38.99528; -88.95333 (38.995403, -88.953217).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.