Brownell Mountain and Settlement
USGS Map, 1923.
Store and settlement Papago Ind. Res. Near lat. 32° 20', long. 112° 10'. According to P.A. Schilling of Ray, the Papago name for this mountain is "Ta-vo-num," meaning "a small hat."
"Mr. Brownell, the store keeper at Brownell, in the Quijotoa range, was a Civil War veteran and miner who discovered this copper mine at the foot of the mountain. Mine and settlement named for him." Letter, Col. J. J. Munsey, Sells.
P.O. established April 3, 1903, Frank Brownwell, P.M.