Caledon, Ontario

Caledon (/ˈkælədən/; 2021 population 76,581) is a town in the Regional Municipality of Peel in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. From a shortened form of Caledonia, the Roman name for North Britain; Caledon is a developing urban area, although it remains primarily rural.[5] It consists of an amalgamation of a number of urban areas, villages, and hamlets; its major urban centre is Bolton on its eastern side adjacent to York Region.

Caledon
Town of Caledon
Caledon
Caledon
Coordinates: 43°52′N 79°52′W
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
Regional municipalityPeel Region
EstablishedJanuary 1, 1974
Government
  MayorAllan Thompson
  Governing BodyCaledon Town Council
  MPKyle Seeback (CPC)
  MPPSylvia Jones (PC)
Area
  Land688.82 km2 (265.95 sq mi)
Highest elevation485 m (1,591 ft)
Lowest elevation221 m (725 ft)
Population
  Total76,581
  Density111.2/km2 (288/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s)905, 519
Websitewww.town.caledon.on.ca

Caledon is one of three municipalities of Peel Region. The town is at the northwest border of the city of Brampton. At over 688 km2 (266 sq mi), Caledon is the largest city and town by area in the Greater Toronto Area.


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