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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Brighton, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Brighton and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Brighton:
    • 40.603657, -111.582622
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Brighton
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Brighton ...

We have found 50 communities that share the name Brighton.

Within Utah, the name Brighton is unique.

Beyond Utah, we know of another 50 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 50 communities, 46 are located in the United States and nine are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • This Brighton is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,439 miles [2,315.8 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Brighton.
    • Arkansas
      • Greene County
      • This Brighton is located in Greene County and lies 1,188 miles [1,911.9 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Brighton.
    • California
      • Sacramento County
      • This Brighton is located in Sacramento County and lies 541 miles [870.7 km]<1> to the west of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sacramento County community of Brighton.
    • Colorado
      • Adams County
      • This Brighton is located in Adams County and lies 359 miles [577.8 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Brighton.
      • Arapahoe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Brighton [Arapahoe County].
    • Florida
      • Highlands County
      • This Brighton is located in Highlands County and lies 1,962 miles [3,157.5 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Highlands County community of Brighton.
    • Georgia
      • Douglas County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Brighton [Douglas County].
      • Tift County
      • This Brighton is located in Tift County and lies 1,682 miles [2,706.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tift County community of Brighton.
    • Illinois
      • Macoupin County
      • This Brighton is located in Macoupin County and lies 1,139 miles [1,833 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Macoupin County community of Brighton.
    • Indiana
      • LaGrange County
      • This Brighton is located in LaGrange County and lies 1,362 miles [2,191.9 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the LaGrange County community of Brighton.
    • Iowa
      • Washington County
      • This Brighton is located in Washington County and lies 1,030 miles [1,657.6 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Brighton.
    • Kansas
      • Kingman County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Brighton [Kingman County].
    • Kentucky
      • Fayette County
      • This Brighton is located in Fayette County and lies 1,456 miles [2,343.2 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Brighton.
    • Maine
      • Somerset County
      • This Brighton is located in Somerset County and lies 2,119 miles [3,410.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somerset County community of Brighton.
    • Maryland
      • Baltimore City
      • This Brighton is located in Baltimore City and lies 1,835 miles [2,953.1 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baltimore City community of Brighton.
      • Montgomery County
      • This Brighton is located in Montgomery County and lies 1,821 miles [2,930.6 km] to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Brighton.
    • Massachusetts
      • Suffolk County
      • This Brighton is located in Suffolk County and lies 2,075 miles [3,339.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Suffolk County community of Brighton.
    • Michigan
      • Kalamazoo County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Brighton [Kalamazoo County].
      • Livingston County
      • This Brighton is located in Livingston County and lies 1,435 miles [2,309.4 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston County community of Brighton.
    • Minnesota
      • Nicollet County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Brighton [Nicollet County].
    • Mississippi
      • Washington County
      • This Brighton is located in Washington County and lies 1,232 miles [1,982.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Brighton.
    • Missouri
      • Polk County
      • This Brighton is located in Polk County and lies 999 miles [1,607.7 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Polk County community of Brighton.
    • Montana
      • Chouteau County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Brighton [Chouteau County].
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex County
      • This Brighton is located in Sussex County and lies 1,910 miles [3,073.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Brighton.
    • New York
      • Erie County
      • This Brighton is located in Erie County and lies 1,682 miles [2,706.9 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Erie County community of Brighton.
      • Kings County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Brighton [Kings County].
      • Monroe County
      • This Brighton is located in Monroe County and lies 1,745 miles [2,808.3 km] to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Brighton.
      • Otsego County
      • This Brighton is located in Otsego County and lies 1,875 miles [3,017.5 km] to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Otsego County community of Brighton.
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Brighton lies 2,730 miles [4,393.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
    • North Carolina
      • Mitchell County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Brighton [Mitchell County].
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Brighton lies 2,310 miles [3,717.6 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
    • Ohio
      • Clark County
      • This Brighton is located in Clark County and lies 1,470 miles [2,365.7 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Brighton.
      • Cuyahoga County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Cuyahoga County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cuyahoga County community of Brighton.
      • Hamilton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Brighton [Hamilton County].
      • Lorain County
      • This Brighton is located in Lorain County and lies 1,521 miles [2,447.8 km] to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lorain County community of Brighton.
      • Muskingum County
      • This Brighton is located in Muskingum County and lies 1,551 miles [2,496.1 km] to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muskingum County community of Brighton.
      • Wood County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Brighton [Wood County].
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Brighton.
    • Oregon
      • Tillamook County
      • This Brighton is located in Tillamook County and lies 712 miles [1,145.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tillamook County community of Brighton.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Beaver County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Brighton [Beaver County].
      • Delaware County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Brighton [Delaware County].
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Brighton lies 2,421 miles [3,896.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
    • South Carolina
      • Hampton County
      • This Brighton is located in Hampton County and lies 1,758 miles [2,829.2 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampton County community of Brighton.
    • Tennessee
      • Lincoln County
      • This Brighton is located in Lincoln County and lies 1,417 miles [2,280.4 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Brighton.
      • Tipton County
      • This Brighton is located in Tipton County and lies 1,235 miles [1,987.5 km] to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tipton County community of Brighton.
    • Vermont
      • Essex County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Essex County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Essex County community of Brighton.
    • Virginia
      • Northampton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Brighton [Northampton County].
    • Washington
      • King County
      • This Brighton is located in King County and lies 713 miles [1,147.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the King County community of Brighton.
    • West Virginia
      • Mason County
      • This Brighton is located in Mason County and lies 1,567 miles [2,521.8 km]<1> to the east of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mason County community of Brighton.
    • Wisconsin
      • Kenosha County
      • This Brighton is located in Kenosha County and lies 1,216 miles [1,957 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Brighton that is located in Salt Lake County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kenosha County community of Brighton.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brighton ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Burnt Flat [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Flat
    • Burnt Flat [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Brighton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Flat
  • Forest City [Utah County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
    • Forest City [Utah County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Brighton
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Forest City. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
  • Forest Glen [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Glen
    • Forest Glen [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Brighton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Glen
  • Lady of the Lake [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lady of the Lake
    • Lady of the Lake [Salt Lake County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Brighton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lady of the Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lady of the Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Park City [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Summit County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Brighton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,526 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<6>
    • Pine Lodge [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Lodge
      • Pine Lodge [Salt Lake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Brighton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Lodge
    • Pine Tree [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Tree
      • Pine Tree [Salt Lake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Brighton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Tree
    • Silver Fork [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Fork
      • Silver Fork [Salt Lake County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Brighton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Fork
    • Snowbird Lodge [Salt Lake County]
    • Solitude [Salt Lake County]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Brighton. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Maude Adams     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday November 11, 1872 and died in Tannersville (New York) on Friday July 17, 1953 at the age of 80.
      • Salt Lake City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<7>
    • Parley Baer     (Actor)
    • Bob Clotworthy     (Olympic Gold Medalist)
      • Olympic Gold Medalist. He was born in Newark (New Jersey) on Friday May 8, 1931 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Friday June 1, 2018 at the age of 87. He is buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • Salt Lake City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob Clotworthy<7>
    • Prentice 'Sean' Delaney     (Songwriter, record producer)
      • Songwriter, record producer. He was born in Tempe (Arizona) on Monday January 8, 1945 and died in Orem (Utah) on Sunday April 13, 2003 at the age of 58. He is buried at Orem City Cemetery (Utah County, Utah).
      • Orem is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Prentice 'Sean' Delaney<7>
    • Don Fullmer     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in West Jordan (Utah) on Tueday February 21, 1939 and died in West Jordan (Utah) on Saturday January 28, 2012 at the age of 72. He is buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • West Jordan is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Brighton.
      • West Jordan is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Don Fullmer<7>
    • Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in West Jordan (Utah) on Tueday July 21, 1931 and died in West Jordan (Utah) on Monday April 27, 2015 at the age of 83. He is buried at South Jordan Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • West Jordan is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Brighton.
      • West Jordan is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lawrence 'Gene' Fullmer<7>
    • Dave Hrechkosy     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Winnipeg (Manitoba) on Thursday November 1, 1951 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday March 7, 2012 at the age of 60. He is buried at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (Salt Lake County, Utah).
      • Salt Lake City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dave Hrechkosy<7>
    • Edward Hubbard     (Aviation pioneer)
    • Ken Hubbs     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Riverside (California) on Tueday December 23, 1941 and died in Provo (Utah) on Thursday February 13, 1964 at the age of 22. He is buried at Montecito Memorial Park (San Bernardino County, California).
      • Provo is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ken Hubbs<7>
    • Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz     (Anthropologist)
      • Anthropologist. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Thursday November 5, 1931 and died in Port Angeles (Washington) on Thursday February 14, 2002 at the age of 70.
      • Salt Lake City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz<7>
    • William Mortensen     (Artist, photographer, author)
      • Artist, photographer, author. He was born in Park City (Utah) on Wednesday January 27, 1897 and died in La Jolla (California) on Thursday August 12, 1965 at the age of 68. He is buried at Fairhaven Memorial Park (Orange County, California).
      • Park City is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Mortensen<7>
    • Ernest 'Ernie' Wallengren     (Screenwriter)
    • Albert Winsborough 'Bert' Yancey     (Professional golf)
      • Professional golf. He was born in Chipley (Florida) on Saturday August 6, 1938 and died in Park City (Utah) on Friday August 26, 1994 at the age of 56. He is buried at Oakland Cemetery (Leon County, Florida).
      • Park City is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Brighton.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Winsborough 'Bert' Yancey<7>

How Far From Brighton to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Brighton to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Brighton and extending to:

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    • Salt Lake City, which is the Seat of Salt Lake County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Brighton to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<8> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • Salt Lake City, which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest (NW). The buggy would take 6 hours and walking would take just over a day.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,825 miles [2,937.1 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 104 days.
    • The shortest distance<9> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 7,000 miles [11,265.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,768 miles [12,501.4 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<11>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,745 miles [9,245.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<12>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- 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 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: 40.6037, Longitude: -111.5826    
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Brighton could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Brighton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<8>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<9>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Brighton to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.667 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.168 degrees.
<12>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.60 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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