Brighton, the hub of Livingston County is centrally located at the intersection of U.S. 23 and I-96, 45 miles west of Detroit, 35 miles south of Flint, 15 miles north of Ann Arbor and 45 miles east of Lansing. Don’t miss out on the dynamic downtown located at Main Street and Grand River, for it’s upscale shops and restaurants! It’s the perfect destination to work or play!
Downtown Brighton’s sense of community provides the lifeblood for the downtown. Brighton is blessed with a group of unique and outgoing retail and business owners. They provide a refreshing, personal service to all those that shop or conduct business with them. They are friendly and eager to help. It’s simply not “your average town.”
The Mill Pond is the gathering place of the downtown and the symbol of the City. It is known throughout the community and many of its neighbors. It is a place where families can gather and children can play at the adjacent Imagination Station or feed and observe the life that calls the Mill Pond home.
Through various efforts by the DDA, Brighton is a very walkable downtown. Its wide sidewalks, lighted crosswalks, tridge, and adequate streetlights provide a comfortable atmosphere for pedestrians. Further, the downtown as a whole is a very attractive place. It provides an excellent mix of modern and historical architecture. These factors together provide for a visually appealing place to congregate, shop, dine, and conduct business.