The County of Halton is bounded on the North by
the County of Wellington, on the East of the County of Peel, on the
South by Lake Ontario, and on the West by the County of Wentworth
and the Township of Puslinch, in the County of Waterloo. It contains
229,556 acres, and in 1881, its assessed value was $6,702,993, with
a population of about 22,794. County Town—Milton, the assessed value
of which in 1861 was $150,000, with a population of about 1,000.
Halton has four Townships, which are as follows:—Trafalgar, Nelson,
Esquesing and Nasigaweya.