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The Village of Brighton is located in Jersey County in the state of Illinois (IL).

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Brighton is a village located mostly in Macoupin County, Illinois and partially in Jersey County, Illinois. As of the 2010 U.S. census, the village had a total population of 2,254. The village`s current mayor is Wayne Schafer. Brighton is a part of the Metro-East region and the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Brighton Latitude: 39.0474 Longitude: -90.1373

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The Zip Code for Brighton, IL is: 62012

The Village of Brighton

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Brighton Illinois Physical Characteristics:

The Village of Brighton has an area of 1.9 square miles
  • Land: 1.8741606177606 Sq. Mi. (97.97%)
  • Water: 0.038746332046332 Sq. Mi.(2.03%)
The Brighton Village takes up 0.5% of the area of Jersey County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +39.0405607
  • Longitude: -090.1405139
Brighton Land Water Pie Chart

Brighton, IL Climate Information:

  • Average Rainfall: 39.33 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 17 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00115539 MEDORA 1 S
Latitude: 39.1564 Longitude: -90.1392 Elevation: 185 feet.

Brighton, IL Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Brighton was 2,254 people, which is 9.8 % of the entire population of Jersey County.


  • 48.94% Male
  • 51.06% Female


  • 98.270% White
  • 0.133% Black
  • 0.000% Asian
  • 0.35% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 0.932% Mixed
  • 0.311% Other


  • 98.89% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 1.11% Hispanic or Latino
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Brighton, IL Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.5
Number of Residences: 920
  • Occupied: 878 (95.43%)
  • Vacant: 42 (4.57%)
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Treehouse Wildlife Ctr Inc
74201 - Veterinarians
1825 Fosterburg Rd, Brighton, Illinois 62012-2918
Andrea Crabtree (618) 372-8092 http://www.treehousewildlifecenter.org
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