Overview

Minto-Mapleton’s geographic driving proximity to surrounding major urban centres is as follows:

35 minutes from Guelph
40 minutes from Kitchener
1 hour 20 minutes from Owen Sound
1 hour 30 minutes from Hamilton
1 hour 30 minutes from London
2 hours 10 minutes from Toronto


MINTO
The Town of Minto is well situated between the major centres of southern Ontario and popular recreational areas along the eastern shore of Lake Huron and southern Georgian Bay. Minto is composed of the former Towns of Harriston and Palmerston, the former Village of Clifford and surrounding rural area of the former Minto Township.

Minto is an event-based destination with numerous family-centred events and activities taking place throughout the community all year round. Make sure you check out the Canadian Redneck Games, a Top 100 Event in Ontario and winner of Best New Festival from Festivals and Events Ontario! Enjoy our historic downtowns, which feature live theatre, cinema, galleries, a railway museum, shopping and restaurants.

Minto boasts three arenas, two swimming pools and numerous ball and soccer fields, acres of parkland and scenic walking trails. Stop and play golf, mini golf and lawn bowling. Visit and discover why Minto is where your family belongs! www.town.minto.ca

MAPLETON
The Township of Mapleton is a strong, growing and vibrant community made up of a rich and diverse cultural background. Mapleton offers the distinct characteristics enjoyed by rural living and residents are proud of their heritage.

Many features give Mapleton its distinctive charm, such as the Old Order Mennonites traveling by horse and buggy and the century old buildings located throughout the Township. These cultural features combine to create a living environment which is attractive to old and new residents alike. Numerous cultural and recreational events are organized annually, such as the Fritters and Folk Festival organized each year by the Mennonite Community Church in Drayton.

Residents are welcome to become involved in community events by joining any of the numerous service clubs in the Township. In addition several special interest organizations exist such as Scouts, the Royal Canadian Legion, and the Horticultural Society. Several sports organizations in Alma, Moorefield and Drayton promote a high quality active lifestyle community.

One of Canada's leading summer theatres is located in Drayton at the beautifully restored Town Hall and was created through hard work and dedication of the area residents.www.mapleton.ca