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Welcome to Bright ...

Bright is located in Columbia County<1>.

The location of Bright has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Bright is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bright lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Bright: (870)

Communities Also Named Bright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Bright - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bright.

Communities near Bright ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bright.

  • Magnolia [Columbia County]
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    • Magnolia [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Bright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<5>
  • Stamps [Lafayette County]
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    • Stamps [Lafayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Bright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamps
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamps<5>
  • Waldo [Columbia County]
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    • Waldo [Columbia County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Bright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waldo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waldo<5>
  • Lewisville [Lafayette County]
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    • Lewisville [Lafayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Bright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,114 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stephens [Ouachita County]
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      • Stephens [Ouachita County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Bright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 787 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens<5>
    • McNeil [Columbia County]
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      • McNeil [Columbia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Bright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 470 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McNeil have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McNeil
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McNeil<5>
    • Rosston [Nevada County]
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      • Rosston [Nevada County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Bright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 237 people
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    • Buckner [Lafayette County]
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      • Buckner [Lafayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Bright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckner
    • Willisville [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willisville
      • Willisville [Nevada County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Bright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willisville
    • Bodcaw [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bodcaw
      • Bodcaw [Nevada County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Bright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bodcaw

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bright. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bright.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bright. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bright.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bright. See our Newspapers Page for Bright.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bright ...

Looking for more information about Bright? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bright, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bright.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Columbia County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bright. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bright) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4196, Longitude: -93.3191       In this case, the coordinates for Bright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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