Welcome to Brighton, Colorado. Established in 1881, as a small town that came about in the 1860's as the railroad and fur trade expanded into the West. It began as a stage/railroad depot and farming community. Located 20 miles northeast of downtown Denver. With an estimated population of 35,719 in 2013 the city of Brighton is expanding with new communities and shopping adding to the charm of Brighton.
© 2011-2019 REcolorado® - All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer