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Welcome to Brampton ...

The city of Brampton is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Brampton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Brampton is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (289)<2>, (365) & (905).

The Canadian Postal Codes for Brampton: L4T, L6P, L6R, L6S, L6T, L6V, L6W, L6X, L6Y, L6Z, L7A<3>

Websites for Brampton ...

Official Website:   www.city.brampton.on.ca/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bramptonbot.com/

Communities Also Named Brampton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Brampton - they are located in Michigan and North Dakota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brampton.

Communities near Brampton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brampton.

  • Toronto
  • Mississauga
  • Oakville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakville
    • Oakville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Brampton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakville<5>
  • Caledon
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledon
    • Caledon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Brampton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledon<5>
  • Halton Hills
  • Milton
  • Erin
  • Alloa
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alloa
    • Alloa lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Brampton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alloa came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alloa
  • Meadowvale Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowvale Village
    • Meadowvale Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Brampton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowvale Village came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowvale Village
  • Snelgrove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snelgrove
    • Snelgrove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Brampton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snelgrove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snelgrove

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brampton ...

Looking for more information about Brampton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brampton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brampton.

Adding Brampton to Our Gazetteer ...

From our reading, the published dated mention that we've found for Brampton was

We also found Brampton on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Ontario (1955).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brampton.

The official website for Brampton: www.city.brampton.on.ca/

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brampton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Of the area codes for Brampton, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Brampton, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Brampton). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Brampton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brampton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brampton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BramptonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brampton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6833, Longitude: -79.7667    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

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