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Brighton, Utah

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Welcome to Brighton ...

Brighton is located in Salt Lake County.

Brighton is 8,700 feet [2,652 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Brighton is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Brighton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Brighton: (801) and (385)<2>

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), 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, Tennessee (2), Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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.

Communities near Brighton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Salt Lake City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Brighton

Sandy   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Brighton

South Jordan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Brighton

Lehi   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Brighton

Located in Utah County

Millcreek   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Brighton

Taylorsville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Brighton

Murray   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Brighton

Draper   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Brighton

Riverton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Brighton

Pleasant Grove   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Brighton

Located in Utah County

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

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brighton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 for your convenience: 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: 40.6037, Longitude: -111.5826     [Map].






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