2001 population: 325,428
(Source: Statistics Canada)
Brampton is a city in the province of Ontario. It is on the Etobicoke River.
The city was named for Brampton, England.
Former and merged community names include:
· Buffy's Corners
The garden industry has been important to this community's economic development and caused the town to coin the nickname "Flower City."
Well-known residents have included:
· Cassie Campbell, 2006 Olympics gold medal winner (ice hockey)
Local festivals include:
· Savannah Festival of Rhythms - July 14, 2007
· Folk Festival - June 16, 2007
· Jerkfest - Aug. 18, 2007
· Brampton Fair - Sept. 13-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brampton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Chinguacousy Park, Professor?s Lake
Attractions: Wild Water Kingdom
Historic sites and museums: Great War Flying Museum, Peel Heritage Complex, Bovaird House
Transit: Brampton Transit