Brighton, Missouri facts for kids
Brighton is an unincorporated community in southern Polk County, Missouri, United States. It is located at the intersection of Missouri Routes 13 and 215. Bolivar is eleven miles to the north and Springfield is approximately fifteen miles south.
Brighton is part of the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area.
A post office called Brighton has been in operation since 1852. The community takes its name from Brighton, Tennessee, the native home of a large share of the first settlers.
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