Brighton, Indiana

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Brighton
Unincorporated community
Brighton is located in Indiana
Brighton
Brighton
Coordinates: 41°43′20″N 85°18′40″W / 41.72222°N 85.31111°W / 41.72222; -85.31111Coordinates: 41°43′20″N 85°18′40″W / 41.72222°N 85.31111°W / 41.72222; -85.31111
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaGrange
Township Greenfield
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
ZIP code 46746
FIPS code 18-07642[1]
GNIS feature ID 431527[2]

Brighton is an unincorporated community in Greenfield Township, LaGrange County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Brighton was originally called Lexington, and under the latter name was laid out in 1836.[3] A post office called Brighton was established in 1837, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1911.[4]

Geography[edit]

Brighton is located at 41°43′14.8″N 85°18′38.1″W / 41.720778°N 85.310583°W / 41.720778; -85.310583.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Brighton, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. pp. 226–228. 
  4. ^ "LaGrange County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 December 2014.