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Overview of Milton, Ontario, Canada

Milton is located within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), is serviced by major highways and rail lines and easily accessible to airports. Milton has already nearly doubled in population in the past five years and is forecasted to redouble by 2021.

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History of Milton, Ontario

The town, as it is today, soon after became known as Milton, although not because of the similarity to being a Mill Town. Instead, it was paying tribute to author John Milton. Milton was incorporated into a town in 1857, after being chosen as county seat for Halton.

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Milton's Demographics

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Milton's Climate

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Education in Milton, Ontario

Milton's public elementary and secondary schools are part of the Halton District School Board. Milton's Catholic elementary and secondary schools are part of the Halton Catholic District School Board. There are also several private schools in Milton.

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Transportation around Milton, Ontario

Milton transit service includes five fixed routes, scheduled bus stops approximately every 30 minutes from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays, and transfers between all routes at the Milton GO station. When travelling to and from work in the greater Toronto area you can travel by the GO train.

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Tourism and Attractions of Milton

Explore an ostrich farm, gather fresh fruits and vegetables at a pick-your-own farm or plan a visit to the weekly downtown Milton Farmers' Market. While you are downtown, drop in at the restored Waldie's Blacksmith Shop. Browse the many specialty art and antique galleries or do some shopping in one of Milton's unique stores.

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Surrounding Communities

  • Milton
  • Mansewood
  • Hornby
  • Drumquin
  • Omagh
  • Scotch Block
  • Milton Heights
  • Kelso
  • Boyne
  • Speyside
  • Sayers Mills
  • Guelph Junction
  • Campbellville
  • Haltonville
  • Brookville
  • Moffat
  • Badenoch

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Geography of Milton, Ontario

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Milton's Government

Town Council is the governing body for Milton with members elected for a three-year term in office. Milton is represented by a Mayor and 10 Councillors who represent four wards.

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Milton's Economy and Industry

. Milton has grown significantly in the past five years, some of the growth has come in manufacturing, warehousing, transportation, office space, a new hotel and new retail developments.

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Milton's Culture and Significant Events

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Sports in Milton, Ontario

For the golfer, Milton is a golfer's paradise with many golf courses in the area. There are also ski hills and riding stables in the area as well.

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Media of Milton

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