Brampton (ˈbræmptən or ˈbræmtən) is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario. Brampton is a city in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and is a lower-tier municipality within Peel Region. The city has a population of 656,480 as of the 2021 Census, making it the ninth most populous municipality in Canada and the third most populous city in the Greater Golden Horseshoe urban area, behind Toronto and Mississauga.
Named after the town of Brampton in Cumberland, England, Brampton was incorporated as a village in 1853 and as a town in 1873, and became a city in 1974.
The city was once known as "The Flower Town of Canada", a title referring to its large greenhouse industry. It maintains the term "Flower City" as it's slogan.
History of Brampton
List of mayors of BramptonBrampton Fall Fair and Brampton Library
Before the arrival of British settlers, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation held of land north of the head of the Lake Purchase lands and extending to the