Brighton is a village located mostly in Macoupin County, Illinois and partially in Jersey County, Illinois. As of the 2010 U.S. census, the village had a total population of 2,254. The village's current mayor is Wayne Schafer.
Brighton is a part of the Metro-East region and the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Brighton is located at 39°2′22″N 90°8′23″W / 39.03944°N 90.13972°W / 39.03944; -90.13972 (39.039357, -90.139645).