The Brightwood (GNIS FID: 529405) is a community or populated place (Class Code U4) at latitude 38.9612 and longitude -77.0275. Washington, D.C. is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.
The formal official name is the Brightwood, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brightwood, Washington, D.C..
The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "N" which identifies a NONFUNCTIONING LEGAL ENTITY.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Brightwood: Bright Wood.