Includes Drayton, Listowel & Palmerston



Minto is composed of the former towns of Harriston and Palmerston, the former Village of Clifford and surrounding rural area of the former Minto Township. The Township of Mapleton is a strong, growing and vibrant community made up of a rich and diverse cultural background. Mapleton offers the distinct characteristics enjoyed by rural living and also serves as a bedroom community for Kitchener-Waterloo.

Minto’s economy bustles with industrial, trade, sales, service and administrative support. On the other hand, Mapleton’s economy is  driven by its agriculture. Several farm-related industries support

the farming community and its needs.


Drayton is home to one of Canada’s leading summer threats and performs out of the restored town hall. With the conestoga River nearby, the two-acre park is ideal for spending a day outside.  Performs out of the restored town hall. With the Conestoga River nearby, the two-acre park is ideal for spending a day outside.


North Wellington Health Care provides healthcare services to the communities through two hospital sites in Mount Forest and Palmerston. The Minto-Mapleton Family Health Team and Family Health Organization is located in Drayton, but serves the entire region, providing care through a group of allied health professionals who work with eight primary-care physicians.

Hamilton: 124km

London: 128km

Sudbury: 437km

Kingston: 410km

Ottawa: 600km

Toronto: 158km

Level of Service: Primary Care

Number of Beds: 15

Catchment: 25,000

Referral Sites: Guelph, Stratford, Kitchener-Waterloo, London

Learner Parking: Free

Population: 22,722

Median Age: 36.2

About The Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP)

The Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) places medical students & residents into core and elective rotations in rural regions across Ontario.
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