|Township of Mapleton|
Location of Mapleton within Wellington County
|• Mayor||Gregg Davidson|
|• Governing Body||Mapleton Township Council|
|• Federal riding||Perth—Wellington|
|• Prov. riding||Perth—Wellington|
|• Land||534.87 km2 (206.51 sq mi)|
|• Density||19.7/km2 (51/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Postal Code FSA|
|Area code(s)||519 and 226|
The largest and central community in Mapleton is the village of Drayton, which contains the township offices and has the largest retail presence.
The township also contains the smaller communities of Alma, Bosworth, Dobbenville, Glen Allan, Goldstone, Hollen, Lebanon, Moorefield, Parker, Quarindale, Riverbank, Rothsay, Spruce Green, Stirton, Wyandot, and Yatton.
The township was formed by the amalgamation of the townships of Maryborough and Peel, and the village of Drayton on January 1, 1999.
Prior to amalgamation (1999):
- Population total in 1996: 8,827
- Drayton (village): 1,427
- Maryborough (township): 2,882
- Peel (township): 4,499
- Population in 1991:
- Drayton (village): 1,201
- Maryborough (township): 2,729
- Peel (township): 4,316
Mapleton is served by four public schools, administered by the Upper Grand District School Board. These are:
- Alma Public School
- Centre Peel Public School
- Drayton Heights Public School
- Maryborough Public School (Moorefield)
Mapleton is also served by one independent school
- Community Christian School (Drayton), which is connected to the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools.
- "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Mapleton, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
- "Mapleton". Statistics Canada. November 2, 2016.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
- "Mapleton, Ontario (Code 3523033) census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-16.