Early is a city located in Brown County in West Central Texas. The population was 2,588 at the 2000 census. It is named for Walter U. Early, who donated land for the schools. Home to Early ISD. Football Team State Semi-finalists 2007 and The Heartland Mall. (Opened 1980)
Early is located at 31°44′41″N 98°56′28″W / 31.74472°N 98.94111°W / 31.74472; -98.94111 (31.744601, -98.941171).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), all of it land.