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Burlington     (City & Municipality)
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Other Names (also known as): City of Burlington
Former Name(s):

Geographic*: Nelson Township, Halton County
Municipal: City of Burlington, Halton Region

The area surrounding Burlington was first settled in 1798; Burlington was created in 1873 as a village that encompassed the earlier settlements of Port Nelson, Wellington Square & Port Flamboro (aka Aldershot); Became a town in 1914; City in 1974

One of Ontario's Municipalities; Incorporated 1974

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