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Located on E side of the St. John River, 2.25 km NE of Wakefield: Brighton Parish, Carleton County: PO 1852-1920: in 1866 it was a farming settlement with about 60 families, including 7 Dickinson and 9 Robinson families: in 1871 Lower Brighton had a population of about 250: in 1898 Lower Brighton was a settlement on the Canadian Pacific Railway with 1 post office, 3 churches and a population of 150.

Latitude : 46° 15'

Longitude : 67° 30'

County : Carleton

Parish : Brighton

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Deep Creek 1.85 0° N
Bowyers Corner 2.25 325° NW
Victoria Corner 2.25 325° NW
Wakefield 2.25 215° SW
East Waterville 3.85 270° W
Rosedale 3.85 270° W
Second Tier 3.85 270° W
McKenna 3.92 199° SSW
Lower Wakefield 4.51 215° SW
Silverdale 4.51 215° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.