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Brighton is a town in Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada, approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi) east of Toronto and 100 km (62 mi) west of Kingston. It is traversed by both Highway 401 and the former Highway 2. The west end of the Murray Canal that leads east to the Bay of Quinte is at the east end of the town. Brighton was primarily an agricultural community, specializing in the farming of apples and production of new apple types. However, in recent years, many of the original orchards in the area have been partially removed, to make way for the steadily growing population, and more profitable agricultural produce, such as wheat, corn and soybeans. In late September, Brighton is host to Applefest, its largest yearly festival. The Municipality of Brighton (formed on January 1, 2001, through an amalgamation of the former Town of Brighton and Brighton Township) is home to nearly 11,000 inhabitants, with a higher than average percentage of those retired. This is common, as the quiet, clean and friendly atmosphere of many smaller towns near lake Ontario tend to draw the elderly as popular places for retirement living. Many small hamlets surround the town, including Codrington, Carman, Hilton, Spring Valley and Smithfield. Presqu'ile Provincial Park, just south of the town centre, is one of Brighton's most popular attractions. The park is noted for birdwatching and other nature-oriented activities.

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Planning a vacation to Brighton in Canada? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Brighton is Toronto. Toronto, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Toronto Eaton Centre, Cn Tower, Casa Loma. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Brighton.

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Facts and Stats for Brighton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Brighton

    Know the pollution level of Brighton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Brighton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Brighton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Brighton.

    • Burglary and Theft 45 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60 (High)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Brighton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 51.88 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 54.64 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 32.38 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 38.89 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.77 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Brighton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Brighton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.28 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.23 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.96 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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