Where is Burlington?
The City of Burlington is located in Southern Ontario on the north shore of Lake Ontario between Hamilton and Toronto at the west end of the Greater Toronto Area. The city is a growing municipality with a population of approximately 165,000.
What is it like?
Burlington has a total land area of 187 sq. km (73 sq. miles or 46,300 acres).
The main urban area is located south of the Parkway Belt and Hwy. 407. The land north of this, and north of Aldershot s used primarily for agriculture, rural residential and conservation purposes. Geographical Features he Niagara Escarpment, Lake Ontario and the sloping plain between the escarpment and the lake make up the and area of Burlington. The city is no longer a port; sailing vessels in the area are used for recreational purposes and oor at a small marina in LaSalle Park. The 2.2 km long Skyway Bridge is a prominent landmark. Climate. Burlington's climate is generally continental with warm, humid summers and cold, dry winters. This is moderated
by the proximity of Lake Ontario which reduces temperature extremes. Monthly mean temperatures range from 22oC 71oF) in July to -5oC (23oF) in January. The annual precipitation is approximately 28 inches of rain and 51 inches of snow.
The average date for a late frost is May 3 and the first autumn frost occurs around the fifteenth day of October.
Who lives here?
Residents (by age) Under 25 30% 25-49 36% 50-65 18% 66+ 15% Total number of occupied dwelling units: 63,000 Average number of persons per private household: 2.7 Persons per household percentage 1-person household: 23% 2-person household: 34%
3-person household: 16% 4-person household: 24% 6+ person household: 2% Average Income: $34,378 English is the first language of 81.8% of the population.
Burlington was created on lands awarded in 1798 to Joseph Brant, the great Mohawk Chief, as a reward for his services to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War, although an early pioneer George Chisholm, had already settled in the area in 1791. In 1873, the adjacent hamlets of Wellington Square and Port Nelson
became the village of Burlington. In 1914 Burlington became a town and in 1974 Burlington was incorporated as a city. (article source: http://cms.burlington.ca/Asset12097.aspx?method=1)
Homes for Sale In Burlington
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