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.
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.
According to Statistic Canada’s 2011 census, Milton has a population of 84,362.
There are many different neighbourhoods in Milton, Ontario. Some of these neighbourhoods include:
Milton has an average annual temperature of -6.7°C in January and 20.5°C in July.
There are many things to see and do in Milton, Ontario such as: