Brighton

Brighton is the Adams County seat and also extends into Weld County.

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    Brighton

    Adams County seat brightens its future

    BRIGHTON — Since its incorporation in 1887 with a population of 175, Brighton has hardly stopped expanding. It ranks as one of Colorado’s fastest-growing communities, burgeoning from 21,000 residents in 2000 to 42,144, with 20% more growth expected by 2025. There’s a reason for that. Residents are close enough to enjoy many of the urban … Continued

RESOURCES

Adams County Regional Economic Partnership

www.adamscountyrep.com

Lisa Hough, president & CEO

Lisa.hough@adamscountyrep.com

Brighton Economic Development

www.brightonedc.org

Aaron Herrera, interim director, president & CEO

aherrera@brightonedc.org

Brighton Chamber of Commerce

www.brightonchamber.com

Natalie Cummings, president & CEO

info@brightonchamber.com

City of Brighton

www.brightonco.gov

Greg Mills, mayor

gmills@brightonco.gov

Michael Martinez, city manager

mpmartinez@brightonco.gov

TOP EMPLOYERS

Adams County Government

King Soopers

SCL Platte Valley Medical Center

Transwest

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

targeted industries

Aerospace & aviation

Energy

Food & Beverage

Manufacturing

Retail & hospitality