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Welcome to Brighton ...
The location of Brighton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Brighton was settled in 1630.
Brighton is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Brighton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Brighton: (617) & (857)<4>
The ZIP code for Brighton: 02135<5>
Communities Also Named Brighton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Brighton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York (4), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (6), Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brighton.
Communities near Brighton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brighton.
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 Brighton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brighton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brighton. 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 Brighton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brighton. See our Newspapers Page for Brighton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brighton ...
Looking for more information about Brighton? 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 Brighton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brighton.
Adding Brighton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Brighton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brighton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Brighton on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brighton on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brighton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022