Southwestern Ontario is a region of the Canadian province of Ontario, centred on the city of London. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor with a metropolitan area population of 457720 the city proper It extends north to south from the Bruce Peninsula on Lake Huron to the Lake Erie shoreline, and east to south-west roughly from Kitchener to Windsor. The Bruce Peninsula is a Peninsula in Ontario, Canada that lies between Georgian Bay and the main basin of Lake Huron. Lake Huron, bounded on the west by the US state of Michigan, and on the east by the province of Ontario, Canada, is one of the five Great Lake Erie (ˈɪəriː is the fourth largest Lake (by surface area of the five Great Lakes, and the tenth largest globally The City of Kitchener (ˈkɪtʃɨnɚ is a City in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada and lies at the western end of the heavily populated Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. These three urban centres make up the majority of the population of 2,328,987 in 2001. Other significant towns and cities in the region are Chatham, Ingersoll, Owen Sound, Sarnia, St. Thomas, Goderich, Stratford, Tillsonburg and Woodstock. For the town in England see Chatham Kent. The Municipality of Chatham-Kent ( 2006 Ingersoll (2006 population 11760 is a Town in Oxford County on the Thames River in southwestern Ontario Sarnia is a City in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (city population 71419 census area population St Thomas is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. It is the seat for Elgin County and gaining its city Charter on Stratford is a city on the Avon River in Perth County in Southwestern Ontario, Canada with Tillsonburg Ontario is a Town in Oxford County, Ontario. Tillsonburg is a town of 14822 History area was settled in 1825 by Woodstock (2006 population 35480 is a City and the county seat of Oxford County in southwestern Ontario The Bruce Peninsula and Georgian Bay shoreline, including the Blue Mountains are also part of the Georgian Triangle. Georgian Bay (French baie Georgienne) is a large bay of Lake Huron, located in Ontario, Canada. Blue Mountain or The Blue Mountains is a visually prominent section of the Niagara Escarpment located west of Collingwood in southern Ontario The Georgian Triangle is the name of the geographic region containing the counties surrounding the Georgian Bay, mostly Nottawasaga Bay, in particular Southwestern Ontario is bordered by Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, the St. Clair and Detroit Rivers, and Lakes Erie and Ontario.
Another popularly-mentioned sub-region within Southwestern Ontario is "Midwestern Ontario", stretching from roughly Lake Huron to Lake Erie, containing Bruce, Grey, Dufferin, Wellington, Perth, Huron, and Oxford Counties, with some definitions extending into Brant County, and even Halton Region and Norfolk County. Lake Huron, bounded on the west by the US state of Michigan, and on the east by the province of Ontario, Canada, is one of the five Great Lake Erie (ˈɪəriː is the fourth largest Lake (by surface area of the five Great Lakes, and the tenth largest globally Bruce County is a County in western Ontario, Canada, and includes the Bruce Peninsula. Grey County is a County and Census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. Dufferin County is a County and Census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. Wellington County (population 200425 is a County located in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Perth County Ontario is a Census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. Huron County Ontario is a Census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. Oxford County is a Regional municipality and Census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. For the defunct provincial electoral district known as "Brant County" see Brant (provincial electoral district. Norfolk County ˈnɔrfoʊk is a rural city-status single-tier municipal government on the north shore of Lake Erie in The major centres in this region are Wingham, Goderich, Mount Forest, Walkerton, Hanover, Collingwood, Owen Sound, Woodstock, London, Ingersoll, Tillsonburg, and Delhi, with Brantford and Orangeville occasionally being considered part of the area. Wingham ( 2001 census population 2885 is a community located in the Municipality of North Huron Ontario, which is located in Huron County Mount Forest is a community located in the township of Wellington North, Ontario. Walkerton is a Town and is the county seat of Bruce County, Ontario. Hanover is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in southern Grey County, west of Durham and east of Walkerton Collingwood is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario. Geographically it is situated on Nottawasaga Bay at the southern point of Georgian Bay Woodstock (2006 population 35480 is a City and the county seat of Oxford County in southwestern Ontario London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor with a metropolitan area population of 457720 the city proper Ingersoll (2006 population 11760 is a Town in Oxford County on the Thames River in southwestern Ontario Tillsonburg Ontario is a Town in Oxford County, Ontario. Tillsonburg is a town of 14822 History area was settled in 1825 by Norfolk County ˈnɔrfoʊk is a rural city-status single-tier municipal government on the north shore of Lake Erie in Brantford is a city located on the Grand River in south-western Ontario, Canada. Orangeville ( 2006 population 26925 UA population 29110 is a Town in south-central In short, Midwestern Ontario is considered as the eastern quarter of the region along the edge of the Greater Toronto Area, and stretching back through the hilly regions near Shelburne, back towards Goderich and Kincardine. Shelburne, Ontario ( 2006 population 5149 is a town in the Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada, located at the intersection of The Municipality of Kincardine is located on the shores of Lake Huron in the County of Bruce in the province of Ontario, Canada.
Some definitions reach eastward to include Guelph and Orangeville, though recently these municipalities are also included in on the western side of the growing Greater Golden Horseshoe region and many of their residents commute into the Greater Toronto Area. Orangeville ( 2006 population 26925 UA population 29110 is a Town in south-central As far as I know the Golden Horseshoe is ancient history and this page should be renamed (or forwarded to to Greater Golden Horseshoe now that Statistics Canada is (finally using the same The Greater Toronto Area (locally abbreviated as the GTA) is the most populous Metropolitan area in Canada.
Southwestern Ontario constitutes the western portion of the original province, present-day southern Ontario, which was first settled as Upper Canada prior to 1840. The Province of Upper Canada (French Province du Haut-Canada) was a British colony located in what is now the southern portion of the Province of Ontario Year 1840 ( MDCCCXL) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year
During the 19th century and early 20th century, the largest city in Southwestern Ontario was Windsor, however as both cities grew, Windsor was outpaced by the faster growth of London, and passed the mantle of regional anchor to that city in the 1960s. The 19th century of the Common Era began on January 1, 1801 and ended on December 31, 1900, according to the Gregorian calendar The twentieth century of the Common Era began on
The region may also be referred to as Western Ontario, particularly in the names of institutions such as the University of Western Ontario. The University of Western Ontario (known as Western, as well as UWO or Western Ontario) is a public research University located in London This term is falling into disuse, however, as the region is no longer the westernmost portion of the province. Western Ontario may also designate all the counties of southwestern Ontario except Essex, Kent, and Lambton—that is, the region of which London, Ontario is the central city. London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor with a metropolitan area population of 457720 the city proper
Southwestern Ontario is a prosperous agricultural region whose chief crops are tobacco, sweetcorn, soybean, winter wheat, canola, and tomatoes. Tobacco is an Agricultural product recognized as an addictive drug processed from the fresh Leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana. Sweet corn ( Zea mays var rugosa) also called indian corn, sweetcorn, sugar corn, pole corn, or simply corn Winter Wheat is a Cereal. In the Northern Hemisphere, winter wheats are planted in the autumn from September through December Canola is a type of Edible oil derived from plants initially bred in Canada by Keith Downey and Baldur Stefansson in the 1970s The tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum, syn Lycopersicon lycopersicum) is a herbaceous usually sprawling plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family Dairy and beef farming, breeding and training of standardbred horses and wine growing and production are also important industries. A winery is a building or property that produces Wine, or a business involved in the production of wine such as a wine company. Its climate is among the mildest in Canada, although brief periods of winter can be severe, summers are hot and humid with a longer growing season than most of the country.
A large section of Southwestern Ontario was part of the Talbot Settlement, and the region has benefited from the settlement’s facilitation of agriculture and of trade in general. Colonel Thomas Talbot ( July 19 1771 &ndash February 5 1853) was born at Malahide Castle in Ireland. Its ecomony is heavily tied in with that of the midwestern United States, in particular the border state of Michigan. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. Auto manufacturing and parts, agriculture and hi-tech industries are key components of the region’s economy. The region also provides important transportation routes for commercial trucking, railway and tanker shipping from Detroit-Windsor and Port Huron, Michigan-Sarnia linking Canada with major markets in the eastern and midwestern United States. The trucking industry (also referred to as the transportation or logistics industry is the Transport and Distribution of commercial and industrial "Railroad" and "Railway" both redirect here For other uses see Railroad (disambiguation. Port Huron is a city in the US state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census the city had a population of 32338 with a 2006 estimate of 31302