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Brighton, Tennessee
(Tipton County)

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The location of Brighton

Welcome to Brighton ...

The town of Brighton is located in Tipton County.

The location of Brighton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Brighton has a population of 2,903 people<2> (see below for details).

Brighton is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Brighton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Brighton, you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Brighton is within the (731) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brighton had a population of 2,735 people. This makes Brighton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Brighton represents 0.04% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,735 people, the population of Brighton increased 59.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,719 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brighton had an population of 2,903 people. This is an increase of 6.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 68.88% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brighton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brighton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Arlington   [Map]   11,696   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Atoka   [Map]   9,201   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Bartlett   [Map]   59,102   S   18 miles [29 km]
Covington   [Map]   8,821   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lakeland   [Map]   12,618   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mason   [Map]   1,575   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brighton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Brighton: This one is located in Tipton County and the other is located in Lincoln County.

Beyond Tennessee, 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), Massachusetts, 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, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brighton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brighton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brighton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brighton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Tipton County

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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 Tipton County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brighton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brighton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- 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 Brighton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brighton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brighton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4816, Longitude: -89.7334     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brighton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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