Drayton, Ontario

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Unincorporated community
The Drayton Festival Theatre.
The Drayton Festival Theatre.
Coordinates: 43°45′16″N 80°40′17″W / 43.75444°N 80.67139°W / 43.75444; -80.67139
Country Canada
Province Ontario
County Wellington County
Township Mapleton
 • Total 3.78 km2 (1.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,880
 • Density 496.9/km2 (1,287/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Forward sortation area N0G 1P0
Area code(s) 519 and 226
NTS Map 040P15

Drayton is a community in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada. It is a part of the township of Mapleton in North Wellington County. The village is on the corner of Wellington Road 8 and Wellington Road 11, geographically northwest of Fergus and southwest of Arthur.


Drayton is in the Upper Grand District School Board. Schools that are located in the area are Centre Peel Public School and Drayton Heights Public School, which is for kindergarten to Grade 8 students; while high school students attend Norwell District Secondary School in nearby Palmerston, Ontario. Drayton is also the home of Community Christian School, formerly known as Calvin Christian School.


Drayton is home to the Drayton Festival Theatre, which is a renovated 1902 Opera House that seats 375 people, and has a rich history of entertaining audiences with the finest talent in professional theatre, including legendary performers as Beatrice Lillie. Alex Mustakas is the CEO and Artistic Director of Drayton Entertainment.


  1. ^ "Drayton, Ontario census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2016-02-26. 

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Coordinates: 43°45′16″N 80°40′17″W / 43.75444°N 80.67139°W / 43.75444; -80.67139