Minto is a town in midwestern Ontario, Canada, on the Maitland River in Wellington County. Minto is the eastern terminus of Highway 9. It is named for Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto; 8th Governor General of Canada.
The Town of Minto was formed in 1999 through the amalgamation of the Township of Minto, the Towns of
Harriston and Palmerston, along with the Village of Clifford.
Communities [ edit ]
Harriston Harriston Junction
Palmerston White's Junction — the
rail junction for the intersection of White's Road near the town of Minto. The rail has since been removed by the Ontario Government, leaving a clear path which is known as White's Junction Trail.
Demographics [ edit ]
Population in 2011: 8334 (2006–2011 population change: −2.0 %)
Population in 2006: 8504
Population in 2001: 8164
Population total in 1996: 7854
Clifford (village): 775
Harriston (town): 2008
Minto (township): 2603
Palmerston (town): 2468
Population in 1991: 7546
Clifford (village): 784
Harriston (town): 1995
Minto (township): 2454
Palmerston (town): 2313
Education [ edit ]
Minto's schools are governed by the
Upper Grand District School Board.
Palmerston Public School (grades JK–8) – mascot: Panda
Minto Clifford Central Public School (grades JK–8) – mascot: Bee
Norwell District Secondary School (grades 9–12) – mascot: Redmen
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