THE TOWN OF PENETANGUISHENE

The Town of Penetanguishene (meaning “the place of the rolling white sands” in Abinaki) is a picturesque bilingual community at the southern tip of peaceful and beautiful Georgian Bay. Penetanguishene has a unique urban form oriented towards the water with rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands and picturesque views.

Incorporated in February 1882, this thriving bilingual community of 8,962 residents (Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016) offers a unique combination of lifestyle and business opportunity.

In Penetanguishene, we strive to create a livable community that enhances the natural, cultural, social and economic environments. We achieve this by continuously improving programs and services that are both accessible and environmentally and fiscally sustainable.

We are highly valued and widely celebrated due to the innovative and outstanding way we satisfy the needs of our residents, businesses and employees. As a result, the process is as fulfilling as the outcome.

If you are a young professional, new family, planning for your retirement or anything in between, Penetanguishene offers the perfect work-life balance.

Town of Penetanguishene