Location, location, location!
nestled between the Niagrara Escarpement and the
Credit River Valley, west of the Greater Toronto
Area (GTA), in the Town of Halton Hills. Surrounded
by rolling hills, rushing rivers, lush woodlands and
fertile farms - Georgetown offers you and your
family a year round outdoor playground with all the
amenities of the “Big City”!
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DowntownGeorgetown.com describes “the historic core
of Georgetown (as) a thriving business area filled
with delightful family-owned shops, restaurants and
service-driven businesses as well as financial
institutions, public service and professional
offices. (It) is the cultural centre for the town of
Halton Hills, home of the George Elliot Theatre plus
a gallery with frequent exhibits by local and
regional artists and extensive library facilities.
Downtown Georgetown is a delightful place to shop or
to do business.”
The History & Charm
was originally founded in 1823 and takes its name
from George Kennedy, who settled in the area in
1821. With its museums, live theatre, an active
artist community and a year round cultural
activities and events calendar Georgetown is a
lively centre of activity and has been for almost
addition, the downtown core affords visitors and
residents the opportunity to experience great
cuisine, unique shopping experiences, wonderful
galleries, spas, salons, and eclectic coffee and tea
shops. While the surrounding countryside offers
winery tours, stunning views of the hills and river
valleys and miles of pristine trails.
Combined this with the fact that many of the
original historic buildings, like the Baptist
Church, the stone "Old Bank" and the McGibbons, are
still standing and we think you will agree that
Georgetown is a very charming town – and one where
you would love to live.
“The Big City”
Georgetown is only minutes from the neighboring
cities of Brampton, Mississauga. and Vaughan.
While larger urban centres like Toronto and
Hamilton are less than 60 kms away.
Toronto Pearson International Airport
airport is a short 33 kilometre (20 miles) drive
Georgetown’s GO Train/VIA Rail Station
Is conveniently located close to the Silver
Creek Ridge site.
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Interesting Facts About Georgetown
Georgetown is one of the fastest growing
communities in the GTA and Canada
The population is 47,600 (in 2002), it has a
labour force of 24,020 and an average family
income of $66,589
Georgetown’s total land area is 284.7 square kms,
It’s part of the municipality of Halton Region.
Until 1974 the Regional Municipality of Halton
or Halton Region was known as Halton County
Regional Municipality of Halton or Halton Region
is currently comprised of the City of
Burlington, Towns of Oakville, Milton & Halton
Halton Hills is an amalgamated community,
consisting of two urban centres, Georgetown and
Acton surrounded by a rural area
Halton Region has a population of 375,229 in
2001 spread out over 232,000 acres (939 square
kms) of land
Population estimates project a population of
439,000 in 2006 – making it one of the fastest
growing regions in the country. Despite this
agriculture and protected lands along the
Niagara Escarpment are still the predominant
Mayor of Halton Hills is Rick Bonnette & the
Town Council consists of three Councillors
representing each of the town’s 4 wards
Georgetown is nicknamed "The Home Of The Little
NHL" because of the great amount of citizens of
all ages who play in the GMHA.