Brighton, New York

Brighton: Town in Monroe County, New York, USA


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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 35,776 inhabitants.

The town was created 210 years ago in 1813.

Brighton locator map
Location of Brighton on New York map.

Quick Facts about Brighton

Population : 35,776 (2020)
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 (210 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:56:01 (18th April 2024)
Density : 2,296 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.33% (2010-2020)
Brighton  New York town hall image
Brighton New York town hall
Brighton  New York town hall image


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

Brighton map


According to census records, the population of Brighton decreased by 2.33% in 10 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
2020 35,776 -0.42% estimation process

Brighton, Brighton Village

People born in Brighton (2)

People born in Brighton, including screenwriter Dana Fox, politician Robert L. King, .


Schools in Brighton

College & universities near Brighton, NY

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

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Brighton, NY

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

Post offices near Brighton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Amher Post Office Buffalo (NY) 14226

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Erie County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Erie County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 254,479 The second most populous city in New York.
Amherst 120,809 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,452 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Hamburg 58,800 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,117 Town in Erie County, New York
Clarence 33,026 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Grand Island 21,767 Town in New York
Lackawanna 17,632 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 14,947 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Depew 14,940 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Tonawanda 14,755 City in the state of New York, USA
Elma 11,752 City in New York, United States of America
Lancaster 10,064 Town in Erie County, New York
Alden 9,911 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Ellicott 8,223 City in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America
Boston 8,069 Town in New York, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Brighton distances to largest New York cities