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Encyclopedia > Regional Municipality of Halton, Ontario

The Regional Municipality of Halton, or Halton Region, is located in Ontario, Canada, and is located in the southwest portion of the Greater Toronto Area and until 1974 was known as Halton County. It is comprised of the city of Burlington and the towns of Oakville, Milton, and Halton Hills and is policed by the Halton Regional Police Service. The region's headquarters are in Oakville. The town of Oakville and the city of Burlington make up the largely urban area to the south, while the towns of Milton and Halton Hills to the north are significantly more rural despite the presence of growing urban areas. Halton Region has a population of 375,229 (2001) spread out over 232,000 acres (939 kmĀ²) of land. Population estimates project a population of 439,000 in 2006, making it one of the (but not the) fastest growing regions in the country. Despite the unprecedented growth in residential development in Halton, agriculture and protected lands along the Niagara Escarpment are still the predominant land uses. Image File history File links Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Flower White trillium Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1... The Greater Toronto Area (called the GTA by local residents) is the largest metropolitan area in Canada. ... Burlington (2001 population 150,836)[1] is located in the Golden Horseshoe, across Lake Ontario and Burlington Bay harbour from Hamilton, in Halton Region, Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Avancez (Go forward). ... Map of Halton Region with Milton highlighted Milton (2006 population 58,700) is a town in southern Ontario, Canada,about 40 km west of Toronto on Highway 401, and is the western terminus for GO Transits Milton Line commuter train and bus corridor. ... Halton Hills (2002 population 47,600) is a town in Halton Regional Municipality, west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) provides policing services for the Halton Region in Ontario, Canada which encompasses the City of Burlington and the Towns of Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Avancez (Go forward). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rattlesnake Point near Milton, Ontario. ...


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See also

The Conservation Halton logo featuring the turkey vulture, the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario shoreline. ...

External links

  • The Regional Municipality of Halton
  • Statistics Canada Community Profile
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The Ultimate Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario - American History Information Guide and Reference (149 words)
Halton Regional Municipality, or Halton Region, is located in Ontario, Canada, and is a part of the Greater Toronto Area.
It is comprised of the city of Burlington and the towns of Oakville, Milton, and Halton Hills.
Halton Region has a population of 375,229 (2001) spread out over 232,000 acres (939 km²) of land.
Halton Hills - MSN Encarta (193 words)
Halton Hills, town in Halton Regional Municipality, southern Ontario, Canada.
Located west of Toronto, Halton Hills is in an agricultural and quarrying region.
Halton Hills is also home to the Bruce Trail, which winds along the Niagara Escarpment, an International Biosphere Reserve.
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