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Town of Caledon

Town of Caledon (old)

Caledon covers more land than Brampton or Mississauga, but has the fewest residents. The word Caledon comes from a very old word for Scotland. Government officials came up with the name when the land was surveyed in 1818.

If you are looking for local history, a book is a great place to start. You will find books on local history at the Archives at PAMA. The same books are available at the Caledon Library.


Still have questions?

You may need to visit the archives. Archival records can help, such as:

  • maps
  • aerial photographs
  • fire insurance plans
  • major photo collections
  • records of local governments

You can read one Caledon's newspapers, The Enterprise (Bolton Enterprise) from 1888 to 1952. The newspaper is on microfilm, so you can print copies or make scans.


Looking for photographs?

The Archives have thousands of photographs. If you are looking for images of Caledon, visit the archives and ask for these collections:

  • Albion Bolton Historical Society
  • Russell K. Cooper, a news photographer
  • Robertson Matthews, an inventor from Bolton
  • Stubbs family of Bolton