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Welcome to Brampton ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Brampton had a population of 433,806 people.<1>

The city of Brampton is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Brampton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Brampton is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (289)<3>, (365) & (905).

We know of 2 communities that are also named Brampton. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brampton contains a list of those communities.

If you are thinking about a trip to the Brampton area, you can find travel information (such as hotels, restaurants and reviews) by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brampton.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Brampton had a population of 433,806 people.

The population of Brampton represents 3.57% of the population of Ontario (which had 12,160,282 people at that time), making it Ontario's 5th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 433,806 people, the population of Brampton increased 33.3% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 325,428 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brampton.

Communities near Brampton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Brampton and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
Alloa   [Map]     ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caledon   [Map]     57,050   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Erin   [Map]     11,148   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Halton Hills   [Map]     55,289   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Meadowvale Village   [Map]     ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Milton   [Map]     53,939   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Brampton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brampton. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brampton:

Websites for Brampton ...

Official Website:   www.city.brampton.on.ca/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.bramptonbot.com/

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Brampton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brampton: www.city.brampton.on.ca/


The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Brampton:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Brampton were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brampton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Brampton, area code (289, 365) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Brampton.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts at Brampton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brampton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brampton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brampton

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brampton.



 
 
 

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This page was last modified: 17 Sep 2014
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