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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Interactive Map


The City of Brighton  has been hard at work on a new online tool for residents. After nearly a decade of gathering data, verifying documents and compiling maps, an interactive look at geographic information is now available at

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City Highlights
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Brighton's Strategic Plan


On May 1, Brighton City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the city’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2019. The Strategic Plan and supplemental business plan will help the city direct its own destiny, even as it encounters a number of pressures in...

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City Highlights
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Brighton's History

A black and white photo of a brick house with horses and carriages outside it

Incorporated in 1887, the city’s history actually dates back to 1881. That is when Daniel Carmichael, a Denver real estate agent, began buying land here and named the town Brighton in honor of his wife’s birthplace, Brighton Beach, New York. At the time, ...

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