Burnhamthorpe Road

Burnhamthorpe Road is a east-west route running in the cities of Toronto, Mississauga and the Town of Oakville, Ontario. The road was named after the birth place of settler John Abelson, Burnham Thorpe. [ [http://www.mississauga.ca/portal/residents/burnhamthorpegallery Burnhamthorpe, Dixie, Summerville] ]

The eastern end of the roadway starts at Dundas Street West in in the Village of Islington, Toronto, but most the road is in Mississauga. The Toronto portion runs in a well established residential neighbourhood.

The western end of the roadway is broken up by Sixteen Mile Creek and Highway 407 in Oakville, Ontario and is a rural route surrounded by farm land and large residential properties. A broken section runs west of the 407/Sixteen Mile Creek and ends at Tremaine Road.

Points of interest found along and near Burnhamthorpe Road:

*Islington Golf Club
*Rockwood Mall
*Central Parkway Mall
*Absolute World
*Square One Shopping Centre
*Mississauga Civic Centre
*Erindale GO Station
*Erindale Park
*University of Toronto Mississauga
*South Common Mall

The road is split up into east and west sections in Misissauga and Oakville when intersecting with:

*Hurontario Street
**Burnhamthorpe Road East
**Burnhamthorpe Road West

*6th Line
**Burnhamthorpe Road East
**Burnhamthorpe Road West

For the Toronto stretch, it is always referred to as Burnhamthorpe Road.

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