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Caledon Township, Ontario

Caledon Township, Ontario was a historic incorporated township and is a present-day geographic township in the modern Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada.[1][2] The township forms the northwest section of Caledon, Ontario.[citation needed]

Caledon Township was likely named by settlers, like Edward Ellis or by public voting.[3] Many settlers had came from the area around Caledon, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. In 1845, the population of the Township was 1,920. There were three grist-mills and a saw-mill.[4]

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  1. ^ "Caledon". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  2. ^ "Township of Caledon". Canadian County Atlas Project. McGill University. 2001. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.caledon.ca/en/townhall/resources/Heritage.RB1h.2013-6-10.pdf
  4. ^ Smith, Wm. H. (1846). SMITH'S CANADIAN GAZETTEER - STATISTICAL AND GENERAL INFORMATION RESPECTING ALL PARTS OF THE UPPER PROVINCE, OR CANADA WEST:. Toronto: H. & W. ROWSELL. p. 27.

Coordinates: 43°51′03″N 80°00′03″W / 43.85083°N 80.00083°W / 43.85083; -80.00083