Halton Hills is a town in the Regional Municipality of Halton, west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located within the Greater Toronto Area. Halton Hills is an amalgamated community, consisting of the former Esquesing Township, and consisting of two key urban centres, Georgetown and Acton, the former containing almost 70% of the total population. There are also natural features within these bounds, including the Niagara Escarpment, and the Bruce Trail. Many of these local features are protected by the Conservation Halton, Credit Valley Conservation & Grand River Conservation Authority. The current mayor of Halton Hills is Rick Bonnette. The town council consists of eight councillors representing each of the town's four wards and two regional councillors.