Milton, Ontario

Milton, Ontario, is part of the Halton Region of the Greater Toronto Area. Milton is located in Southern Ontario, and was the fastest growing municipality in the Greater Golden Horseshoe with a 71.4% increase in population between 2001 and 2006.

History of Milton, Ontario

Milton was first inhabited by Jasper Martin and his family in 1818. Martin was given 100 acres of land and on it he built a grist mill. The construction of this mill brought others to the area and it was then officially named Milton after the poet John Milton. Milton was incorporated as a town in 1857.

Population of Milton, Ontario

According to Statistic Canada’s 2011 census, Milton has a population of 84,362.

Neighbourhoods in Milton, Ontario

There are many different neighbourhoods in Milton, Ontario. Some of these neighbourhoods include:

  • Old Milton
  • Bronte Meadows
  • Dempsey
  • Ford
  • Milton Heights
  • Willmott

Weather in Milton, Ontario

Milton has an average annual temperature of -6.7°C in January and 20.5°C in July.

Special Attractions in Milton, Ontario

There are many things to see and do in Milton, Ontario such as:

  • Milton Steam-Era
  • Milton Fall Fair
  • Milton Farmers’ Market
  • Rotary Club of Milton’s Annual Chicken Wing Festival


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