Brightside, California

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Brightside is located in California
Location in California
Brightside is located in the United States
Brightside (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°35′57″N 121°55′28″W / 37.59917°N 121.92444°W / 37.59917; -121.92444Coordinates: 37°35′57″N 121°55′28″W / 37.59917°N 121.92444°W / 37.59917; -121.92444
CountryUnited States
CountyAlameda County
Elevation207 ft (63 m)
GNIS feature IDs1670302

Brightside (formerly, Brightside Station) is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California. It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) west of Sunol.[2]

Train station[edit]

The Brightside Station was a popular train station located in the area. However, it lost popularity and was shut down during the Great Depression.[3]


  1. ^ "Brightside". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 607. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Luna, Henry (2005). Niles Canyon Railways. Pacific Locomotive Association & Arcadia Publishing. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-7385-2983-7.

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