Brighton is located east of Rochester in Monroe County. In the year 1814, the New York State legislature divided the Town of Smallwood into two sections…that of Pittsford and Brighton. Today, the Town of Brighton is recognized as one of the finest, most attractive residential towns in Monroe County.
Residents enjoy nationally-ranked public schools, thriving businesses, parks and restaurants. Brighton is the third smallest town in Monroe County.
The town is also the home of numerous churches, synagogues, and on of the highest ranked school systems in Monroe County.
Brighton is minutes to the city of Rochester, shopping malls, and parks. No more than three miles wide, the town stretches in a crescent shape from the northeast corner of the Genesee River.
The Historic charm, renowned schools, and expansive parks make Brighton one of the finest places in New York State to work, play, and raise a family