The Town of Brighton (pop. 1,450) 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: 1,461
  • Total housing units: 618
  • Total area: 36.0 square miles
  • Median household income: $70,078
  • Year settled: 1838


  • 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.