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Welcome to Brighton Beach ...

Although we found mention of Brighton Beach during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Brighton Beach was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Brighton Beach to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Brighton Beach, please Contact Us.




A typical abbreviation for Brighton Beach: Brighton Bch.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Brighton Beach might be (or was) located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

Communities near Brighton Beach ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Burnaby   [Map]   202,799   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coquitlam   [Map]   114,565   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Delta   [Map]   96,723   S   18 miles [29 km]
Maple Ridge   [Map]   68,949   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Westminster   [Map]   58,549   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Vancouver   [Map]   45,165   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Brighton Beach.

Communities Also Named Brighton Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Brighton Beach - they are located in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Ontario (2), South Carolina and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brighton Beach. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brighton Beach:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brighton Beach ...

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

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Brighton Beach and then turned west". While Brighton Beach could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Brighton Beach as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Brighton Beach could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Brighton Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brighton Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brighton Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.3667, Longitude: -122.9000     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Brighton Beach were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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