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About Brighton

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The Town of Brighton is located in northwestern Kenosha County, Wisconsin, approximately 35 miles from Milwaukee and 6 miles from the Illinois/Wisconsin state border. The Town is known for its beautiful scenery and gently rolling farmland. It is home of the Richard S. Bong State Recreational Area – the state’s largest area of preserved prairie – and Brighton Dale County Park and 45-hole golf course. The Town’s principle industry is agriculture. To view an unofficial boundary map of the town, click here.

Quick Facts:

  • Population: 1,640

  • Total housing units: 703

  • Total area: 35.6 square miles

  • Median household income: $87,878

  • Year settled: 1838

(Data from 2020 Census)

Schools:

  • Brighton Elementary School – 262-878-2191

  • Westosha Central High School – 262-843-2321

 

A small portion of the Town of Brighton falls within the Wheatland School District and also the Union Grove High School District. All schools provide bus transportation for in-district students.

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