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