Located just 90 minutes north of Toronto in Central Ontario, the region of North Simcoe is ideally situated on the southern tip of beautiful Georgian Bay. North Simcoe is fortunate to have a rich history which encompasses four founding cultures, as well as a connection to nature and the outdoors that make the location a great place to live.

North Simcoe is comprised of the Town of Midland, the Town of Penetanguishene, the Township of Tay and the Township of Tiny having a combined population of approximately 50,000.

North Simcoe is served by Highway 400, Highway 12, and Highway 93, which help to ensure goods are shipped and received expeditiously to and from other markets. The area is also served by the Huronia Airport.

Quality of Life

Enjoy the picturesque rolling hills that surround Georgian Bay and the after work recreational opportunities both on land and water. For further information, check the 2019 Discovery Guide, the North Simcoe Tourism or County of Simcoe’s Tourism website for a full listing of amenities within North Simcoe and nearby. This area is home to skilled labour, creative talent, and residents that value an exceptional quality of life in addition to quality work.

If you are looking for the perfect work-life balance, look no further than North Simcoe.


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Home of the largest Butter Tart Festival in Canada

— Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival

Home of 3 Festivals & Events Ontario Top 100 Events

— Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival
— Pumpkinferno at Discovery Harbour
— First Light at Sainte-Marie

Home of one of Ontario's oldest general stores

— Penetanguishene Centennial Museum

Home of the oldest european settlement in Ontario

— Sainte-Marie among the Hurons

Home of a provincial park

— Awenda Provincial Park

Home of a national park

— Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Home of 3 Destination Ontario Signature Experiences

— Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival
— Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
— S.S. Keewatin