Brightside, California

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Coordinates: 37°35′57″N121°55′28″W / 37.59917°N 121.92444°W / 37.59917; -121.92444 Coordinates: 37°35′57″N121°55′28″W / 37.59917°N 121.92444°W / 37.59917; -121.92444
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
207 ft (63 m)
GNIS feature IDs 1670302

Brightside (formerly, Brightside Station) is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California. It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) west of Sunol. [2]


Train station

The Brightside Station was a popular train station located in the area. However, it lost popularity and was shut down during the Great Depression. [3]

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  1. "Brightside". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 607. ISBN   1-884995-14-4.
  3. Luna, Henry (2005). Niles Canyon Railways. Pacific Locomotive Association & Arcadia Publishing. p. 90. ISBN   978-0-7385-2983-7.