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Pros: the Mandarin restaurant; city programs for children aplenty; outdoor skating rink
Cons: it's becoming tooo multicultural
This is a good place to learn punjabi
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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.


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Former and merged community names include:
· Chinguacousy
· 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:
· Folk Festival - June 16, 2007
· Brampton Fair - Sept. 13-16, 2007
· Jerkfest - Aug. 18, 2007
· Savannah Festival of Rhythms - July 14, 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, Bovaird House, Peel Heritage Complex
Transit: Brampton Transit
Listed places in Brampton:
 Attractions (1)
 Cemeteries (2)
 Hotels (7)
 Museums (1)
 Newspapers (1)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Brampton travel and tourism, maps, recreation, government and transportation.

Note: The ePodunk database includes many places that are no longer populated communities. These may include rural crossroads, hamlets, ghost towns or settlements that have been absorbed by nearby cities or towns.

Brampton, ON locator map
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Brampton Web sites
 Brampton local government
 Brampton board of trade


Ancestry & family history
 Ontario genealogy page (GenWeb)
 Ontario genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
 Early Canadiana Online
 Ontario family search
 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

  Census records (historic):
  1901 census
  1911 census

  City directories:
  Library and Archives Canada collection

  Immigration:
  Immigration records, 1925-1935
  Land:
  Canadian County Atlas

  Military:
  Soldiers of World War I

Archives
 Ontario archive
 Library & Archives Canada

Attractions
 Brampton area attractions
 Brampton museums


Cemeteries
 Cemeteries in Brampton include Brampton Cemetery, Meadowvale Cemetery

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 Brampton area cemeteries
 Ontario cemetery database


Communities
 Communities near Brampton

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
 Colleges in Ontario

Environment
 Air quality forecasts for Ontario
 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

Events
 Brampton festival web sites:
  Brampton Fair
  Savannah Festival of Rhythms

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Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Brampton local government Web site
 Ontario provincial government

Historical societies
 Local historical society
 Ontario historical society

History
 Archives in Ontario
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Brampton


Brampton locator map. Use the navigation tools in the upper left to move the map center or to zoom in or out. You can also click and drag the map to move in any direction.


Media
Newspapers in Brampton include Brampton Guardian

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Obituaries
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 Airports near Brampton
 Hotels in or near Brampton
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