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Overview of Simcoe, Ontario, Canada

Simcoe, Ontario is a memorable part of Canada because of the incorporation it has with the beautiful Lake Erie! Simcoe provides residents and visitors with a great supply of shopping locations, fine cuisine, as well as gorgeous landscape to be viewed and enjoyed by all. Simcoe is an excellent choice for a cottage getaway in the hot summer months, or an adventure waiting to happen in the winter wilderness!

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  • Population: 16 000
  • Latitude: 42°51'N
  • Longitude: 80°16'W
  • Elevation: 240.5 msl
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Language: English
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History of Simcoe, Ontario

The history of Simcoe, Ontario is something one will never forget. The townof Simcoe, along with Simcoe County and many other places in Ontario have been named after Canada's first Governor General John Graves Simcoe. Since the town was created and named, it has flourished into a beautiful estate welcoming all who grace its land and inviting waters.

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Simcoe's Demographics

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Simcoe's Climate

Simcoe, Ontario does not actually have a weather forecast establishment in the city. The readings that residents and tourists go by come from 10 km north of the city. This has not been proven to cause major problems or differences in weather but some days may cause confusion. Simcoe usually harbors 4 seasons, spring, summer, fall, and winter. All of which contain the stereotypical expectations of each, in the most beautiful of ways.

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Education in Simcoe, Ontario

Simcoe, Ontario has a great academia background to go along with the perfect scenery and community. Simcoe holds home to four public elementary schools and one private. The Simcoe composite school can be found in Simcoe, Ontario to replace the pervious one which was burned in a fire. Simcoe's main priority is the education of the youth that it produces and understands the importance of supplying them with the facilities they need to learn.

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Transportation around Simcoe, Ontario

Simcoe, Ontario serves its temporary and permanent community with two dependable taxi services. Surrounding areas also incorporate Simcoe into their bus routes, limousine services and air services. The transportation review in the local newspaper and taxi performance sheets has been incredible to date.

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Tourism and Attractions of Simcoe

Simcoe allows visitors to become more aware of the city and community by its various attractions. Some of the more historic allurements would be The Norfolk Arts center, and The Lynnwood National Historic Site. Simcoe is also known for the Eva Donly Museum. The museums and historic sites found in Simcoe are a great way to get to know everything that is surrounded the town and its history.

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Surrounding Communities

  • Simcoe
  • Waterford
  • Bloomsburg
  • Lynn Valley
  • Halfway House Corners
  • Vittoria
  • Walsh
  • Glenshee
  • Pine Grove
  • Blayney
  • Greens Corner
  • Bill's Corners
  • Gilbertville
  • Atherton
  • Delhi
  • Windham Centre
  • Lynville
  • Colborne
  • Rattlesnake Harbour
  • Teeterville
  • Roudn Plains
  • Avalon Park
  • Port Ryerse
  • Port Dover
  • Walsh Station
  • Turkey Point
  • Fishers Glen
  • Normandale
  • Forestvile
  • Shands Corners

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Geography of Simcoe, Ontario

Simcoe, Ontario is a very fortunate city in the sense that it falls in the southwest region where 50% of Canada's class 1 soil can be found. Class 1 soil is the most suitable for the growing of horticultural crops. Simcoe has a wide amount of streams that run through and around the city. Most of the rivers and streams run into Lake Erie!

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Simcoe's Government

Simcoe, Ontario no longer houses an individual municipal government. From the 19th century into early 2000 the city did in fact boast its own well organized, respectful government. Simcoe then decided to join Norfolk County as a one-tier municipality. When this happened Simcoe's independent municipality disappeared and was replaced with a joined Norfolk/Simcoe municipality.

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Simcoe's Economy and Industry

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Simcoe's Culture and Significant Events

Simcoe holds many annual events that get the city stirring with excitement and participation, in and around these events. Some of the events held are the Friendship Festival, Panorama, and the more well known, Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show which is held in October of every year! During the midst of the events many different cultures show their colours in individual and cooperative way!

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Sports in Simcoe, Ontario

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Media of Simcoe

Being a smaller city Simcoe, Ontario is home to just one very well maintained daily newspaper, The Simcoe Reformer, as their source of media. The Reformer is always prompt and allows residents to enter there own columns and letters to the editor to be published for their friends and family, and community to read over.

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