Caledon Township, Ontario
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Caledon Township, Ontario

Caledon Township, Ontario was a historic incorporated township and is a present-day geographic township in the modern Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada.[1][2] The township forms the northwest section of Caledon, Ontario.[]

Caledon Township was likely named by settlers, like Edward Ellis or by public voting.[3] Many settlers had came from the area around Caledon, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. In 1845, the population of the Township was 1,920. There were three grist-mills and a saw-mill.[4]

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References

  1. ^ "Caledon". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Township of Caledon". Canadian County Atlas Project. McGill University. 2001. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-23. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Smith, Wm. H. (1846). SMITH'S CANADIAN GAZETTEER - STATISTICAL AND GENERAL INFORMATION RESPECTING ALL PARTS OF THE UPPER PROVINCE, OR CANADA WEST:. Toronto: H. & W. ROWSELL. p. 27.

Coordinates: 43°51?03?N 80°00?03?W / 43.85083°N 80.00083°W / 43.85083; -80.00083


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