Brantford is a city in Ontario, Canada. Brantford was founded on the Grand River in Southwestern Ontario, and surrounded by the Brant County. Brantford has its own independent municipal government, despite being within the Brant County.
Situated on the Haldimand Track, a traditional territory of Neutral, Mississauga and the Haudenosaunee peoples. The city is named after the Mohawk leader, soldier, and farmer Joseph Brant. Many of Brant’s descendants live on the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, the most populous reserve in Canada.