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Community Profile

Live, work, and play in Georgina... Located in "Getaway Country" in central Ontario on the south-eastern shores of Lake Simcoe, at the top of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), in northern York Region. The Town is graced with lakeside living, wide open spaces, and scattered sandy beaches.

Georgina offers a number of year-round activities in a variety of recreational facilities including our many impressive public parks, beaches, forested areas, conservation areas, the Morning Glory Provincial Nature Reserve (Formerly known as Duclos Point Nature Reserve), Sibbald Point Provincial Park, Keswick Marsh Fish and Bird Sanctuary, museums, craft and music festivals, and the Stephen Leacock Theatre.

The Town of Georgina is probably better known through some of its individual community names including Keswick, Jackson's Point, Pefferlaw, Port Bolster, Sutton, and Udora.

The Region of York's most northern area municipality is the Town of Georgina featuring over 52 kilometres (32 miles) of Lake Simcoe's south-eastern shores. This large, clean lake beckons visitors from a vast distance for its great boating and year-round world renown fishing opportunities. Giving Georgina it's title of "Ice Fishing Capital of Canada". Select one of the following links for more information on the fishing on Lake Simcoe, Ice Fishing Lake Simcoe, or Fishing Lake Simcoe (Summer).

Along the scenic lake side roads, visitors have access to a number of beaches, natural parks, regional forests, marinas, harbours and other attractions including The Briars, one of Ontario's premier resorts. Many other Bed and Breakfast establishments, and other overnight accommodations including Inns and a number of Motels are located throughout the Town.

Georgina, located in Getaway Country in central Ontario, Georgina is a recreational playground and the province's original "Cottage Country".

Locations and Communities within the Town of Georgina

The following is a listing of localities and communities within the Town of Georgina which over the years have merged with the larger communities but still remain distinct landmarks, and retain their unique and interesting history.

Baldwin, Balfour Beach, Belhaven, Beverly Hills, Beverly Isles, Briar's Park, Brighton Beach, Brown Hill, Cedar Brae (south of Jackson's Point), Cedarbrae (south of Egypt), Claredon Beach, Craigmawr Beach, Crescent Beach, Cryderman, Doyle Beach, Duclos Point, Eastbourne, Egypt, Elmhurst Beach, Elmgrove, Franklin Beach, Filey Beach, Glenwood Beach, Holmes Point, Homesville, Indianola Beach, Island Grove, Islandview Beach, Jackson's Point, Jersey, Keswick Beach, Maskinonge Park, McCrae Beach, Miami Beach, Moore's Beach, Mossington Park, Mossington Point, Mount Pleasant, North Gwillimbury, Orchard Beach, Orchard Grove, Paradise Beach, Pefferlaw, Pine Beach, Port Bolster, Port Bolster Beach, Roche's Point, Riverview Beach, Royal Beach, Sibbald Point, Sedores Beach, Sunkist Beach, Sunset Beach, Sutton West, Vachell, Virgina, Virgina Beach, Willow Beach, Wynhurst Beach, South Wynhurst, Udora, and Young's Harbour.