Bolton is the most populous community in the town of Caledon, located in the Region of Peel, approximately 50 kilometres northwest of Toronto, in Ontario, Canada. In regional documents, it is referred to as a ‘Rural Service Centre.’ It has 26,478 residents in 8,721 households.
Some Interesting Facts about BOLTON:
The town, formerly known as Bolton Mills, was founded in around 1822 when James Bolton helped build a flour mill for his relative George Bolton.
By 1857, Bolton was a village with a population of 700 in the Township of Albion County Peel. It was established on the River Humber on the line of the proposed Toronto Grey and Bruce Railway. There were stages to and from Weston. The average price of land was $40 to $50 an acre.