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Welcome to New Brighton ...

New Brighton is located in Richmond County<1>.

New Brighton is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: New Brighton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named New Brighton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named New Brighton - they are located in British Columbia, California, Kansas, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near New Brighton ...

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

  • New York [Kings County]
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    • New York [Kings County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of New Brighton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of New Brighton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<4>
  • Newark [Essex County]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of New Brighton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
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  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of New Brighton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
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    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of New Brighton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of New Brighton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
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    • Clifton [Passaic County]
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      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of New Brighton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
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    • Passaic [Passaic County]
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      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of New Brighton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
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    • Union City [Hudson County]
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      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of New Brighton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
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    • East Orange [Essex County]
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      • East Orange [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of New Brighton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people
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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 New Brighton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Brighton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New 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 New Brighton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Brighton ...

Looking for more information about New 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 New Brighton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for New Brighton.

Adding New Brighton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New 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 New Brighton was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found New Brighton in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for New Brighton on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Richmond, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Brighton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Brighton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Brighton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New BrightonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Brighton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6419, Longitude: -74.0917    
<4>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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