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City of Chatham-Kent


Chatham-Kent Facts

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Population: 104,075 (2011)

Location — Central Canada
In Southwestern Ontario, an hour’s drive from Michigan in the US.

Warm summers, moderate winters with some snow.

Chatham-Kent is a safe affordable group of 23 cities, towns and villages in the heart of south-western Ontario. Bordered by Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair and the Sydenham River, the area offers a rich quality of life.

Chatham-Kent is one of Canada’s best cities in which to do business, with a diverse population, low start-up costs for businesses, and close proximity to the US border and large urban markets.

Chatham-Kent Features:

  • Safe communities with a rich cultural heritage, active living and one of the most moderate climates in Canada
  • Three major US border crossings, and three international airports within a one-hour drive
  • Financial incentives for business owners
  • Affordable housing
  • Excellent local schools and two post-secondary institutions
  • A local hospital and health services for families and seniors
  • A new YMCA, theatre, recreation centre and convention / exhibition centre 
  • Pastoral countryside, wildlife areas, sport fishing and water sports



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