Georgetown is a community in the town of Halton Hills, in Ontario, with several small villages within. The population of Georgetown is 42,123. It is located on the Credit River, which is 6-km west of Toronto. George Kennedy settled in the area in 1821, and built several mills in addition to other businesses. Georgetown got its name from the entrepreneur. By 1921, the village had over 2000 residents and was incorporated as a town in 1922.
Some Interesting Facts about GEORGETOWN :
There is no local bus service available in Georgetown. However, the two methods of transportation most common area GO transit and Via Rail that serve the Georgetown station. Georgetown was ranked #13 out of 200 on Canada’s Best Places to live in 2013. Although there were only 3 families who were settled in the area at the time, George Kennedy was still able to build a Mill on Silver Creek.
The Bruce Trails great for people that love hiking as it goes through Halton Hills, passing through the north of Georgetown. There is also a Skate Park located in the community, as well as a community centre with tons of activities happening (swimming pool, tennis courts, splash pads, soccer field, baseball diamond, etc).