Browns Valley is located in Traverse County of Minnesota, close to the South Dakota border. The city of Browns Valley covers a total area of about 2 sq. kms., elevated by about 989 ft above the sea level. Locally, owned private business activities are a major part of the local economy. Air conditioning contractors & suppliers, auto body work and maintenance facilities, barbers & beauty salons, building contractors and real estate developers, clinics, construction companies, fruit & vegetable shops, freight forwarding companies, general contractors, groceries and supermarkets, hardware stores, drug & pharmacy stores, banks and insurance companies, stores and yards, rental services and a host of different small and medium type of business activities are available.