Town Description



Founded in 1816, Brighton Township is a residential community that balances a quiet, pastoral rural setting and safety with a progressive attitude and easy access to Beaver, Pittsburgh and a host of other Western Pennsylvania amenities. Township residents enjoy low taxes, top-ranked K-12 education system, excellent outdoor recreation, and access to high-quality healthcare within a few minutes drive. The township consists of about 18.5 square miles and a population of more than 8,000 residents.


A township of the Second Class, it is governed by a board of three elected supervisors, each serving a six year term.


Brighton Township proactively communicates to keep residents well-informed through a variety of channels, including a Facebook page, quarterly hard copy newsletters and periodic e-newsletters.  Click here to like us on Facebook.


The Township is in the midst of creating a new Comprehensive Plan with significant vision and leadership from residents who are helping to guide the planning process. 




The following data source, from the U.S. Census, can assist residents as well as entrepreneurs in small business planning with economic analysis. flourish More




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