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Welcome to New Brighton ...

New Brighton is located in Beaver County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Brighton has a population of 5,681 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of New Brighton.

New Brighton is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for New Brighton ...

Official Website:   www.newbrighton.boroughs.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bcchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Brighton had an population of 5,681 people. This is a decrease of 5.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Brighton had a population of 6,025 people. This makes New Brighton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of New Brighton represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,025 people, the population of New Brighton decreased 9.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,641 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Brighton.

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 New York.

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 Castle (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
    • New Castle lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of New Brighton and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
  • Franklin Park (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Franklin Park lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of New Brighton and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
  • East Liverpool (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • East Liverpool lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of New Brighton and is located in Columbiana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,498 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Liverpool
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Liverpool<6>
  • Economy (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Economy lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of New Brighton and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,022 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Economy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Economy
  • Aliquippa (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
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    • Aliquippa lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of New Brighton and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aliquippa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aliquippa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aliquippa<6>
  • Ellwood City (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
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    • Ellwood City lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of New Brighton and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellwood City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellwood City<6>
  • Ambridge (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Ambridge lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of New Brighton and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,535 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambridge<6>
  • Coraopolis (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coraopolis
    • Coraopolis lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of New Brighton and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coraopolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coraopolis<6>
  • East Palestine (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Palestine
    • East Palestine lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of New Brighton and is located in Columbiana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,382 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Palestine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Palestine<6>
  • Baden (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baden
    • Baden lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of New Brighton and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baden<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 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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for New Brighton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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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About Beaver County

About Pennsylvania

The official website for New Brighton: www.newbrighton.boroughs.org/

The official website for Beaver County: www.co.beaver.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Beaver, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Brighton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Brighton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- New Brighton) 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 New Brighton. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 40.7353, Longitude: -80.3081       In this case, the coordinates for New Brighton 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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