Brilliant, Ohio

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Location of Brilliant, Ohio

Brilliant is an unincorporated community in eastern Wells Township, Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. It was named after the glass factory that once was located in the town. Previous names include Phillipsburg and La Grange. Its zip code is 43913.[1] It is located along State Route 7.

An Ohio River town, it is located below Mingo Junction and above Rayland. The community is part of the WeirtonSteubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Brilliant was formerly incorporated as a village, but it disincorporated on November 24, 1993.[2]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the CDP has a total area of 1.77 square miles (4.6 km2), of which 1.75 square miles (4.5 km2) (or 98.87%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.56%) is water.[3]

Education

Public education in the community of Brilliant is provided by the Buckeye Local School District.

References

  1. ^ Hometown Locator page for Brilliant
  2. ^ 1990s Boundary Changes Geographic Change Notes: Ohio, United States Census Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2011-03-30.
  3. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places - Ohio". United States Census. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/files/2010_place_list_39.txt. Retrieved 2012-10-13.

Coordinates: 40°15′53″N 80°37′34″W / 40.26472°N 80.62611°W / 40.26472; -80.62611