Brighton Erie County, New York

Brighton: Town in Monroe County, New York, USA

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Location of Brighton on New York map.


Brighton is a town located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 36,609 and a population density of 2,350 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 35,928 inhabitants.

The town was created 207 years ago in 1813.


Brighton is located at 42°59'28"N 78°50'13"W (42.9911700, -78.8369800).

Brighton  New York town hall image
Brighton New York town hall


Brighton forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Brighton  New York town hall image

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Brighton Quick Facts

Population : 35,928 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Erie County
Postal code : 14610-14618-14620-14623-14625
Phone Area Codes : 585
Area : 15.58 km2
Altitude : 1,617 feet / 493, 137 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1814 (207 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:43:46 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 2,306 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.9% (2010-2019)
Weather : 74℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Brighton decreased by 1.9% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,609 - census
2011 36,738 0.35% estimation process
2012 36,960 0.6% estimation process
2013 36,914 -0.12% estimation process
2014 36,841 -0.2% estimation process
2015 36,645 -0.53% estimation process
2016 36,423 -0.61% estimation process
2017 36,224 -0.55% estimation process
2018 36,127 -0.27% estimation process
2019 35,928 -0.55% estimation process

Brighton, Brighton Village

People born in Brighton (2)

People born in Brighton, including screenwriter Dana Fox, politician Robert L. King, you can see a list of people who born in Brighton.


College & universities near Brighton

Code Name City ZIP
457837 The Salon Professional Academy-Tonawanda Tonawanda (NY) 14150

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brighton

Code Name Address Type
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Erie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Erie County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 255,284 County seat city in Erie County, New York, USA
Amherst 126,082 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,884 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Tonawanda 71,675 City in the state of New York, USA
Mount Vernon 67,345 City in Westchester County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,224 Town in Erie County, New York
Clarence 32,906 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
East Amherst 24,914
Grand Island 21,420 Town in New York
Lackawanna 17,720 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 15,020 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Eggertsville 15,019
Depew 15,011 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Elma 11,775 City in New York, United States of America
Lancaster 10,109 Town in Erie County, New York
Hamburg 9,712 Town in Erie County, New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Brighton distances to largest New York cities

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