As real estate professionals who have made their homes and raised their families in Mapleton township, John Zwart and Laurie Langdon understand why this community is such a special place in which to live.
Mapleton township is located in the northwestern part of Wellington county in southwestern Ontario. It is bordered along its eastern and northern boundary by the Wellington County townships of Centre Wellington, North Wellington, and Minto; along its northwestern and western boundary by the Perth County townships of North Perth and Perth East; and along its southern boundary by the Region of Waterloo townships of Wellesley and Woolwich. The town of Drayton with a population of approximately 2,000 is the largest community in the township and is situated practically at its centre. Other smaller communities include Alma, Bosworth, Glen Allan, Goldstone, Kumpfville, Hollen, Lebanon, Moorefield, Parker, Rothsay, Spruce Green, Stirton, Trecastle, Winfield, and Wyandot.
Mapleton township is a relatively new political entity, having been formed two decades ago by an amalgamation of the townships of Maryborough and Perth on January 1, 1999.