The city of Mississauga is established as one of the most desirable places to live in the GTA and it includes several communities. For those considering Meadowvale, here are some quick facts about the neighbourhood:
Meadowvale is located in the north western part of Mississauga, near the Credit River bounded by Ninth Line, Mississauga Rd., Highway 401 and Britannia Rd.
It has a population of just under 105,000 in 2009.
Nearly 47% of the population is a visible minority, comprising the following groups (South Asian 24.3%, Black 11.7%, Chinese 6.4%, Filipino 5.2%, Arab/West Asian 3.8%, Latin American 3.2 %)
It is adjacent to Mississauga's largest business park.
It recognized as the province's first Heritage Conservation District in 1980 because of the many historical buildings.
The neighbourhood GO Station is a hub for GO Transit operations, serving as an intersection point to the Greater Toronto Area's north west and offering hourly service to Union Station in the downtown Toronto core and York University
There are many bike trails that offer access to schools, Meadowvale Town Centre and Meadowvale Community Centre
There are two man-made lakes, Aquitane and Wabukayne, connected by parks and trails.
The village of Meadowvale was established in the early 1800s by Irish from New York state
Much of modern-day Meadowvale is made up of subdivisions developed from farmland just west of the original village