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Town of Milton

Welcome to the “Town of Milton”


General Information

Located approximately 40 km (25 mi) west of Toronto, Milton is a town in southern Ontario and considered part of the Greater Toronto Area. It is a town in Southern Ontario, Canada, part of the Greater Toronto Area, located 40 km (24 miles) west of Toronto on Highway 401, and is the western terminus for the Milton line commuter train and bus corridor operated by GO Transit. Milton is part of Halton Region, and is on the edge of Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO world biosphere reserve and the Bruce Trail.

Milton received a tremendous amount of publicity following the release of the results of the 2006 Census, which indicated that Milton was the fastest growing community in Canada, with a 71.4% increase in population between 2001 and 2006. As of the mid-summer census in 2008, Milton’s population had grown to 72,500 and showed no signs of slowing.

The Place to Live

Milton is a safe and secure community where you can live life to the fullest, surrounded by the scenic landscapes of nature. From Victorian homes and rural estate subdivisions to a complete selection of brand new houses, there is a home to fit every lifestyle and taste. Milton also has one of the lowest tax rates in the Greater Toronto Area.


The Place to Play

Milton residents seeking a healthy, active way of life can choose from a wide range of recreational activities. Visit one of the conservation areas where sports are offered for all seasons or visit one of our sports facilities where programs are featured for all ages. For the golfer, Milton and its surrounding areas are a golfer’s paradise. For the adventurous at heart, rock climbing, triathlons, horseback riding and BMX facilities can be found right at your door step. Pick-your-own farms, historic museums, festivals, art galleries and quaint boutiques are just around the corner for your family enjoyment.


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For more information on the City of Milton, please visit the following websites:

City of Milton: http://www.milton.ca/

Halton Region: http://www.halton.ca/

Halton Catholic School Board: http://www.haltonrc.edu.on.ca/

Halton District School Board: http://www.hdsb.ca/Pages/Home.aspx

Milton Hospital: http://www.haltonhealthcare.com/home.php

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