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Welcome to Brilliant ...

The village of Brilliant is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Brilliant: BRILL-yunt<3>

Brilliant is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Brilliant: (740)

Adding Brilliant to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Brilliant in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Brilliant elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Brilliant on a George F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Communities Also Named Brilliant ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Brilliant - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, New Mexico and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Brilliant ...

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

  • Wheeling [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeling
    • Wheeling [Ohio County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Brilliant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheeling<6>
  • Weirton [Hancock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weirton
    • Weirton [Hancock County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Brilliant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,266 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weirton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weirton<6>
  • Steubenville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steubenville
    • Steubenville [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Brilliant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,753 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steubenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steubenville<6>
  • Martins Ferry [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martins Ferry
    • Martins Ferry [Belmont County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Brilliant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martins Ferry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martins Ferry<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Clairsville
      • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Brilliant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clairsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clairsville<6>
    • Toronto [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toronto
      • Toronto [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Brilliant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,923 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toronto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toronto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toronto<6>
    • Bellaire [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellaire
      • Bellaire [Belmont County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Brilliant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<6>
    • Wintersville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wintersville
      • Wintersville [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Brilliant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,669 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wintersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wintersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wintersville<6>
    • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mingo Junction
      • Mingo Junction [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Brilliant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mingo Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mingo Junction<6>
    • Cadiz [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadiz
      • Cadiz [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Brilliant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadiz
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cadiz<6>

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 Brilliant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brilliant.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brilliant ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Jefferson County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountyoh.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Jefferson, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Brilliant. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brilliant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brilliant) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brilliant. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brilliant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brilliant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2648, Longitude: -80.6262       In this case, the coordinates for Brilliant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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