Georgetown is a community in the town of Halton Hills and is part of the Regional Municipality of Halton. It takes its name from George Kennedy, who settled in the area in 1821.
Georgetown is situated on the Credit River, located approximately 45 km west of Toronto, making it part of the Greater Toronto Area. The Bruce Trail, Ontario’s longest and most popular footpath, passes through Halton Hills, running north of Georgetown.
With a population of only 65,782 (including Acton), Georgetown provides all the advantages of a well-serviced urban centre, while also maintaining its small-town ambiance.
Georgetown was ranked tenth on MoneySense.ca’s Canada’s Best Places to Live 2018.